VA-HIT


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VA-HIT

Cardiology A clinical trial–Veterans Affairs HDL Intervention Trial
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In the Framingham Offspring Study and the VA-HIT (69), LpA-I and LpA-I:A-II HDL subclass quantification by differential electroimmunoassay in male participants provided no additional information about CHD risk, compared to the traditional lipid measurements.
9 Atorvastatin 10 mg/d Atorvastatin 80 mg/d VA-HIT (12) 2531 25% 5.
And in both the Helsinki Heart Study and VA-HIT, participants having a body mass index of at least 26 kg/[m.
6) Another study, known as VA-HIT (VA High Density Lipoprotein Intervention Trial conducted by the Department of Veteran Affairs), showed that raising HDL-C levels in patients with low HDL-C significantly reduced coronary heart disease events.
4-5) In 3 large-scale prospective, placebo-controlled trials (the Helsinki Heart Study, a primary prevention study, and the VA-HIT and Bezafibrate Infarction Prevention trials, both secondary prevention studies), lowering triglycerides and raising HDL concurrently improved outcomes.