J-LIT

AcronymDefinition
J-LITJapan Lipid Intervention Trial (study of effect of statins drug on LDL cholesterol)
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Tokyo, Japan, June 26, 2006 - (JCN) - Banyu Pharmaceutical recently published the results of the Japan Lipid Intervention Trial (J-LIT), large-scale clinical trials of LIPOVAS, its proprietary anti-hyperlipidemic agent, in Circulation Journal (Vol.70, No.7), an academic and professional publication of the Japanese Circulation Society.
In the article, the company presents the results from the subanalysis of J-LIT, showing that the incidence of coronary events was lower in female subjects than male subjects.
J-LIT, which covers approximately 50,000 hyperlipidemia patients in Japan, is designed to examine the correlations among the administration of simvastatin, serum lipid levels, and risk of ischemic disorder.