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VAP(R) Cholesterol Test Helps Researchers Identify Treatment Effects of Combination Therapy
Date:11/10/2008

n the VLDL to LDL density range. The combination of ezetimibe/simvastatin + fenofibrate produced greater reductions in VLDL, IDL, and LDL (relative to other treatment groups) and greater improvements in the distribution of LDL subfractions with a shift from smaller, more dense to larger, more buoyant LDL particle size in patients with mixed hyperlipidemia.

Eligible patients for the study were men and women aged 18 to 79 years with mixed hyperlipidemia and no coronary heart disease (CHD), CHD-equivalent disease (except for Type 2 diabetes), or CHD risk score >20% as defined by NCEP ATP III.

VAP technology has been used in more than 100 clinical trials and will continue to play an important role in clinical practice and as a valuable analytical research tool. The VAP Test is available nationwide. For more information on the VAP Test for research and clinical trial applications, call 877.901.8510 or e-mail research@atherotech.com.

About Atherotech, Inc.

Atherotech is a cardio-diagnostic company focusing on direct measurement of the comprehensive lipid panel using the company's patented VAP(R) Technology. The VAP Test directly measures the cholesterol content of all lipids, components and subclasses. It is the first cholesterol profile to comply with updated National Cholesterol Education Program ATP III recommendations calling for more accurate, direct low-density lipoprotein (LDL) measurement, which is unaffected by triglycerides. The VAP Cholesterol Test -- the new standard of care for patients at risk for cardiovascular disease -- is available through national and regional diagnostic laboratories and is reimbursed by most payers as well as Medicare. For more information, visit http://www.thevaptest.com.


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