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Black Cardiologists Contribute to Pivotal Study on Statins in African Americans

News, Rx (2004) Black Cardiologists Contribute to Pivotal Study on Statins in African Americans. Heart Disease Weekly. pp. 69-70.

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Abstract

New clinical trial results were announced for the first-ever large-scale, prospective trial exclusively designed to compare the effects of statins in African-Americans, who are generally under represented in clinical trials. Data from the ARIES (African American Rosuvastatin Investigation of Efficacy and Safety) trial were presented at the American Heart Association's Annual Scientific Sessions in New Orleans. The Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) partnered with AstraZeneca on the ARIES trial and played a pivotal role with patient and investigator recruitment, site support and patient and physician education.


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Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Access to full text is subject to the publisher's access restrictions.
Uncontrolled Keywords: statins, African Americans, cardiologists
Subjects: Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Cardiovascular Disease
Health > Public Health > Health Risk Factors
Research > studies
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    Depositing User: Kismet Loftin-Bell
    Date Deposited: 17 Aug 2005
    Last Modified: 14 Jun 2011 10:02
    Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/159

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