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Genetic Test for Hypercholesterolemia(ACCURATE Trial)
ACCURATE Trial Summary
This trial will test whether genetic testing for Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) in patients admitted to hospital with an acute coronary syndrome will increase the diagnosis of FH and improve patient care and outcomes.
- Familial Hypercholesterolemia
- High Cholesterol
- Heart Attack
- Acute Coronary Syndrome
- Myocardial Infarction
ACCURATE Trial Eligibility Criteria
Inclusion CriteriaYou will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
ACCURATE Trial Timeline
Study ObjectivesOutcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
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ACCURATE Trial Design
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Who is running the clinical trial?
- You are younger than 60 years old.You have been hospitalized for a heart attack.Your cholesterol levels are too high, even if you are taking medication for it.
- Group 1: Observation
- Group 2: Active-testing
- No Placebo-Only Group - All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.
- Screening: It may take up to 3 Weeks to process to see if you qualify in this trial.
- Treatment: The duration you will receive the treatment varies.
- Follow Ups: You may be asked to continue sharing information regarding the trial for 6 Months after you stop receiving the treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is the current research trial open to individuals aged 40 and over?
"To meet the requirements for this study, prospective patients must be 18 years or older and under 60."
Is participation in the experiment open to me?
"This clinical trial is searching for 250 individuals between 18 and 60 years of age who have been diagnosed with acute coronary syndrome. Additionally, the participants must meet other conditions such as having a LDL level greater than 4 mmol/L (154 mg/dL) if not taking statins or 2.5 mmol/L (96 mg/dL) on a current statin regimen, in addition to Non-HDL-C ≥4.6 mmol/L (177 mg/dL)."
How many participants are enrolled in the current clinical experiment?
"Affirmative, the records on clinicaltrials.gov prove that this investigation is still open to new participants. It was posted initially on January 1st 2022 and updated lastly at the end of January 2021. The research aims to recruit a total of 250 individuals from two distinct sites."
Does this investigation have any open enrollment spots?
"Affirmative. According to clinicaltrials.gov, this medical trial is actively searching for participants and was first posted on January 1st 2022 with a subsequent edit made at the end of the month. From two different sites combined, 250 individuals must be enrolled in order to complete the study's objectives."
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