This study describes the rationale, design, and baseline characteristics of a trial to determine whether treatment with fosinopril 20 mg/day and/or pravastatin 40 mg/day will prevent cardiovascular and renal disease in nonhypertensive (RR 10 mg/L once in an early morning spot urine and 15 to 300 mg/24-hour at least once in two 24-hour urine collections). The Prevention of REnal and Vascular ENdstage Disease Intervention Trial is a single-center, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial with a 2 x 2 factorial design. The 864 randomized subjects will be monitored for a minimum of 4 years and a maximum of 5 years. The primary efficacy parameter is defined as the combined incidence of all-cause mortality or hospital admission for documented (1) nonfatal myocardial infarction, (2) myocardial ischemia, (3) heart failure, (4) peripheral vascular disease, (5) cerebrovascular accident and/or (6) end-stage renal disease. (C) 2000 by Excerpta Medica, Inc.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||American Journal of Cardiology|
|Publication status||Published - 15-Sep-2000|
- ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION
- ANTIHYPERTENSIVE DRUGS