Last updated on September 2005

Japanese Primary Prevention Project With Aspirin


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Hyperlipidemia | Hypertension | Diabetes Mellitus
  • Age: Between 60 - 85 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female
  • Other:
    Elderly patients not previously diagnosed to have any arteriosclerotic disease,
    including coronary artery disease or cerebrovascular disease, but meeting any one or
    more of the following criteria (or on medication for any one or more of the following
    conditions).
    Hypertension: SBP ≥ 140 mmHg or DBP ≥ 90 mmHg
    Hyperlipidemia: Hypercholesterolemia (total cholesterol ≥ 220 mg/dL or LDL
    cholesterol ≥ 140 mg/dL) or Hypertriglyceridemia (Triglycerides ≥ 150 mg/dL) or
    Low-HDL cholesterolemia (HDL cholesterol < 40 mg/dL)
    Diabetes: Fasting morning blood glucose ≥ 126 mg/dL or casual blood glucose ≥
    200 mg/dL or blood glucose at 2 hrs in the 75-g glucose tolerance test ≥ 200
    mg/dL, or HbA1c ≥ 6.5%
    Age: 60 to 85 years
    Patients who can give written consent for participation in the study

You may not be eligible for this study if the following are true:

  • Patients with a history of coronary artery disease or cerebrovascular disease
    (including transient ischemic attack)
    Patients with arteriosclerotic disease requiring surgery or intervention
    Patients who have or may have atrial fibrillation
    Patients being treated with aspirin, other antiplatelet agents or anticoagulants
    Patients using NSAIDs chronically
    Patients with a history of hypersensitivity to aspirin or salicylic acid
    Patients with peptic ulcers
    Patients with a bleeding tendency
    Patients with serious blood abnormalities
    Patients with aspirin-sensitive asthma or a history of the same
    Patients who are otherwise judged by the investigator to be unsuitable for enrollment
    in the study.

Recruitment Status: Open


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