ARIES is a six-week

ARIES is a six-week, randomized, controlled, open. Evaluate label, multicenter study to evaluate the efficacy of CRESTOR and atorvastatin in African Americans with high cholesterol after six weeks of diet lead – in African-American African-American adults were with hypercholesterolemia were randomized to one of four open-label treatments for six weeks: CRESTOR 10 or 20 mg, or atorvastatin 10 or 20 mg .

Co-authors include Alison Caldwell – Andrews, Inna Maranets, Brenda McClain, Dorothy Gaal, Linda Mayes, Rui Feng, and Heping Zhang, all of Yale.Citation: Anesthesia & Analgesia,New Crestor? Data in African-American patients with high cholesterolfirst large-scale, prospective study in African Americans with high cholesterol shows Crestor helped patients achieve cholesterol goals-New data showed today in Annual Scientific American Heart Association sessions that AstraZeneca’s CRESTOR? at 10 and 20 mg reduced LDL-C or bad cholesterol by 37 and 46 %, compared with 32 and 39 % at similar doses with atorvastatin in African-American patients. CRESTOR also brought more patients in this study, National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III LDL-C goals than atorvastatin at milligram – equivalent doses of 10 and 20 mg. ARIES has developed the first large-scale, prospective study solely to the effects of statins in African-American patients, compare the under-represented in clinical trials in general. As African American physician who has treated a large number of African-American patients, the ARIES study the possibility, is the is the efficacy and safety of statins in this high-risk, underserved and underserved populations, said Dr. Keith C. Ferdinand, clinical cardiologist and medical director of Heartbeats Life Center and principal investigator for ARIES. ARIES is the first study to lowering LDL lowering LDL – cholesterol show in this population with rosuvastatin when compared to atorvastatin, compared equal doses of each. .

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