Randomized, double blind and dose titration study comparing the efficacy and safety of Lescol (R) (Fluvastatin) vs placebo in treatment of CAPD patients with hyperlipidaemia in Hong Kong


Grant Data
Project Title
Randomized, double blind and dose titration study comparing the efficacy and safety of Lescol (R) (Fluvastatin) vs placebo in treatment of CAPD patients with hyperlipidaemia in Hong Kong
Principal Investigator
Professor Janus, Edward Denis   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Dr Li   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Tui   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
30
Start Date
1995-01-01
Completion Date
1997-06-30
Amount
200000
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Grant Type
Other Funding Scheme
Funding Year
1994/1995
Status
Completed
Objectives
Accelerated atherosclerosis and hyperlipidaemia are common in patients with chronic renal failure treated with continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. This accelerated atherosclerosis is a major factor in their increased morbidity and mortality. This study tests the safety and efficacy of treatment of the hyperlipidaemia.