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Risk Reduction in Coronary Heart Disease (SPREK!)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00679237
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : May 16, 2008
Last Update Posted : August 10, 2017
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
Study hypothesis: Multifactorial risk reduction in coronary heart disease can reduce the risk of new coronary heart disease and death

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Coronary Heart Disease Behavioral: smoking cessation Drug: betablocker, diuretics, ACEI, ARB, Drug: statins, ezetimibe Behavioral: training Biological: influenza vaccine Drug: metformin, glimepiride, insulin Behavioral: weight reduction

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1600 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Risk Reduction in Coronary Heart Disease - a Prospective Randomized Study
Actual Study Start Date : September 2007
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2024
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2024

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Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Multifactorial intervention
Smoking cessation betablocker, diuretics, ACEI, ARB, statins, ezetimibe training influenza vaccine weight reduction metformin, glimepiride, insulin
Behavioral: smoking cessation
NRT and varenicline
Drug: betablocker, diuretics, ACEI, ARB,
blood pressure control according to ESC guidelines
Drug: statins, ezetimibe
Cholesterol reduction according to ESC guidelines
Behavioral: training
daily walking
Biological: influenza vaccine
vaccine (FLuarix, Influvac etc)
Drug: metformin, glimepiride, insulin
s.glucose control according to ESC guidelines
Behavioral: weight reduction
diet tips
No Intervention: Control
no intervention

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. New cardiovascular events (MACE) [ Time Frame: 3 years ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 79 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • acute myocardial infarction, CABG or PCI

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18 and age > 80
  • pregnant
  • critical illness
  • drug abuse
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00679237

Sorlandet Hospital
Arendal, Norway
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sorlandet Hospital HF
Oslo University Hospital
Study Chair: Serena Tonstad, dr.med. Ullevaal University Hospital
More Information

Responsible Party: Sissel Ledang, Sorlandet Hospital HF
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00679237     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S-07041a (REK)
First Posted: May 16, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 10, 2017
Last Verified: August 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Hypoglycemic Agents
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Natriuretic Agents
Adrenergic Antagonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents