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Clinical Trials Update: Feb. 6, 2007

Atrial Fibrillation or Cardiac Surgery High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia) Diabetes - Type 2

(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of Thomson CenterWatch:

Atrial Fibrillation or Cardiac Surgery

This is a study of a treatment for continuous atrial fibrillation as adjunct therapy to elective open heart surgery. Volunteers may qualify who are 18-80, have been in continuous atrial fibrillation for a minimum of three months, are scheduled for elective cardiac surgical procedure(s) to be performed on cardiopulmonary bypass, and have not had previous cardiac surgery.

The research sites are located across the United States.

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High Cholesterol (Hyperlipidemia)

Are you taking lipid lowering therapy to treat high cholesterol? If so, and you are at least 18 years old, you may qualify for this study of an investigational use of a marketed medication for high cholesterol.

The research site is in Arlington, Va.

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Diabetes - Type 2

This is a 12-week study for people with type 2 diabetes that is inadequately controlled with metformin (Glucophage). Candidates 18-80 may be included who are on metformin of at least 1000 mg per day, have a HgbA1c in the range of 7-10, and do not have type 1 diabetes. Additional criteria may apply.

The research site is in Kansas City, Mo.

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