TOKYO, Sept 13 (Bernama-BUSINESS WIRE) — The results of a Japanese Phase III domestic multicenter randomized controlled trial of a digital therapeutic app for hypertension (DTx) jointly developed by CureApp, Inc. (CEO Kohta Satake; hereafter “the Company”) and Jichi Medical University were presented by Professor Kazuomi Kario of Jichi University’s Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the European Society of Cardiology Congress held at the end of August 2021 (ESC Congress 2021 – The Digital Experience: Late Breaking Trials in Hypertension). The results of this trial were also published in the European Heart Journal, one of the world’s leading journals on cardiovascular disease.
Summary of the clinical trial
This clinical trial*1 ran from January 2020 to December 2020 evaluating the efficacy and safety of the therapeutic app for patients with essential hypertension. This trial was performed as a comparative study of two groups, a control group who received guidance on lifestyle changes based on the Guidelines for the Management of Hypertension 2019 (hereafter, the “Guidelines”)*2, and an intervention group who used this therapeutic app in addition to applying lifestyle changes in accordance with said Guidelines.