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Cardiovascular Diseases

Learn about our past cardiovascular diseases and explore what Hightower achieved.


Cardiovascular Diseases Research Study

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) refers to a group of conditions that affect the heart and blood vessels, leading to heart attacks, strokes, and peripheral artery disease. In 2021 alone, 695,000 people in the United States died from heart disease. Risk factors for CVD include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, obesity, and a sedentary lifestyle

Hightower assessed the efficacy of an investigational drug in lowering cardiovascular events in individuals who have recently experienced atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).

Current Status

Not Recruiting

Study Count


Study Information

Conducted Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) Study

Study NameProtocol NumberSponsor
Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD)1002-043Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the main symptoms of Cardiovascular disease (CVD)?

Symptoms can vary depending on the specific condition, but may include chest pain, shortness of breath, pain radiating down the arm or jaw, and leg pain or cramping.

What are some ways to reduce my risk of cardiovascular disease?

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is key! This includes a balanced diet, regular exercise, managing stress, and avoiding smoking.

How long do clinical trials typically last?

The duration varies greatly depending on the study. It could range from a few weeks to several years.

Who monitors my health during a clinical trial?

You’ll be closely monitored by qualified healthcare professionals throughout the trial, including regular checkups and tests.