Cardiovascular Disease

Study title

VESALIUS

Description

To evaluate if treatment with additional cholesterol lowering medication reduces the risk of major cardiovascular events in patients at high cardiovascular risk

Eligibility criteria

To be considered for the study you must meet the following criteria:

  • Between 50-80 years (men) or 55-80 years (women) of age
  • LDL-Cholesterol ≥ 2.6 mmol/L or non-HDL ≥ 3.4 mmol/L after ≥ 4 weeks of optimised lipid lowering therapy
  • Evidence of either significant coronary artery disease, atherosclerotic cerebrovascular disease, peripheral arterial disease or diabetes mellitus
  • Have at least one high risk feature of family history of premature coronary artery disease, familial hypercholesterolaemia, current smoker, ≥ 65 years of age or menopause before 40 years of age
Study details

Your participation in this study would be for a minimum of 4 years.   

You will be seen in the clinic for a Screening and Day 1 visit and then return to the clinic every 4 months for drug dispensation. During these visits, you will also be asked about your health andmedications. 

You will be reimbursed for travel and study expenses. 

Further information

NCT03872401

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