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Vascular Inflammation and Cholesterol Lowering Therapy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02941016
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : October 21, 2016
Last Update Posted : October 21, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rasmus S. Ripa, Rigshospitalet, Denmark

Brief Summary:
This study aim to detect change in vascular inflammation following intense lipid lowering therapy

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Lipid Lowering, Vascular Inflammation Drug: Evolocumab or Alirocumab Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 10 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Vascular Inflammation and Cholesterol Lowering Therapy
Study Start Date : October 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : October 2020

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Lipid lowering Drug: Evolocumab or Alirocumab
All patients are treated with PCSK-9 inhibitors (Evolocumab or Alirocumab) to lower cholesterol




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in vascular inflammation [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Change in standard uptake value (SUV) of flourdeoxyglucose (FDG) before and after initiation of lipid lowering therapy



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • treatment with PCSK-9 inhibitors

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Infection Pregnancy Severe claustrophobia Weight >140 kg

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02941016


Contacts
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Contact: Rasmus S Ripa, MD, DMSc 35453545

Locations
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Denmark
Rigshospitalet Recruiting
Copenhagen, Denmark
Contact: Lia Bang, MD, PhD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Rasmus S Ripa, MD, DMSc Rigshospitalet, Denmark

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Responsible Party: Rasmus S. Ripa, Staff Physician, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02941016     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0002
First Posted: October 21, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Inflammation
Pathologic Processes
Evolocumab
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents