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ICCDP awarded million pound grant

The Imperial Centre for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (PI Prof Kausik Ray) was awarded a million pound grant to study the patterns of care around cholesterol control among those with established vascular diseases or at very high risk of vascular disease. The study will be coordinated through the Imperial Clinical Trials Unit across 18 European countries involving 6000 participants. This study will compare the patterns of care across Europe, between primary and secondary care, rural and urban settings. The impact of drug cost, guideline knowledge and clinical setting on achievement of cholesterol targets and the predicted risk of cardiovascular disease will be assessed. The findings are expected in 2018. 

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