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Although statins are being used for secondary prevention of ischemic stroke, recent experimental data have shown new pleiotropic effects of these drugs responsible for their role in neuroprotection. We conducted a pilot, double-blind, randomized, multicenter clinical trial to study for the first time safety and efficacy of simvastatin in the acute phase of(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess participants' knowledge of key aspects about the clinical trials in which they are enrolled, describe the consent process, and assess the importance that investigators give to various aspects of trial information when verbally informing candidates. DESIGN Prospective study based on a structured questionnaire interview of participants(More)
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