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Study of Undertreatment of Patients With Dyslipidemia in Bulgaria (CEPHEUS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01075594
First Posted: February 25, 2010
Last Update Posted: September 10, 2010
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Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to establish the proportion of Bulgarian patients on lipid-lowering pharmacological treatment reaching the LDL-C goals according to the Fourth Joint European Task Force guidelines.

Condition
Dyslipidemia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Centralized Pan-Bulgarian Survey on the Undertreatment of Hypercholesterolemia

Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The number and percentage of patients achieving the LDL-C goals, according to the Fourth Joint European Task Force guidelines [ Time Frame: 6 months - one visit only, no follow-up visits ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The number and percentage of subjects achieving the LDL-C goals, according to the Fourth Joint European Task Force guidelines for several subject subsets [ Time Frame: 6 months - one visit only, no follow-up visits ]
  • The number and percentage of subjects achieving LDL-C goals according to the NCEP ATP III / 2004 updated 2004 NCEP ATP III guidelines, overall and for several subject subsets [ Time Frame: 6 months - one visit only, no follow-up visits ]
  • The number and percentage of subjects achieving the non HDL-C goals according to the NCEP ATP III/updated 2004 NCEP ATP III/national guidelines [<130mg/dL (3,37mmol/L)], in the following sub-population: patients with fasting triglycerides >200 mg/dL [ Time Frame: 6 months - one visit only, no follow-up visits ]

Biospecimen Retention:   None Retained
whole blood, serum

Enrollment: 2500
Study Start Date: February 2010
Study Completion Date: August 2010
Primary Completion Date: August 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
Patients with dyslipidemia on lipid lowering therapy

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Primary care clinic
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Lipid lowering drug treatment for at least 3 months, with no dose change for a minimum of 6 weeks
  • Signed Informed Consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Informed Consent not provided
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01075594


Locations
Bulgaria
Research Site
Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
Research Site
Burgas, Bulgaria
Research Site
Haskovo, Bulgaria
Research Site
Montana, Bulgaria
Research Site
Pazardjik, Bulgaria
Research Site
Pleven, Bulgaria
Research Site
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Research Site
Russe, Bulgaria
Research Site
Shumen, Bulgaria
Research Site
Sliven, Bulgaria
Research Site
Smolyan, Bulgaria
Research Site
Sofia, Bulgaria
Research Site
Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Research Site
Varna, Bulgaria
Research Site
Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria
Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
  More Information

Responsible Party: MSD, AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01075594     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-CBG-CRE-2009/1
First Submitted: February 19, 2010
First Posted: February 25, 2010
Last Update Posted: September 10, 2010
Last Verified: September 2010

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Dyslipidemia
Target cholesterol
Undertreatment

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases