Rationale and design for the Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Plaque Study (ACAPS). The ACAPS Group.

  • Published 1992 in Controlled clinical trials


An NHLBI-sponsored randomized, double-masked, placebo-controlled, multicenter clinical trial is underway to test the efficacy of the lipid-lowering agent lovastatin and/or the antithrombotic agent warfarin in slowing the progression of early carotid atherosclerosis--as defined by ultrasonographic intimal-medial arterial wall thickening--in a high-risk… (More)


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