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MEGA: Primary prevention of cardiovascular disease with pravastatin in Japan

principal researchers

Haruo Nakamura  (Mitsukoshi Health and Welfare Foundation, Tokyo)

data custodian

MEGA Study Group


Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare for the first 2 years of the study; thereafter by Sankyo Co Ltd, Tokyo

key publications