Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

CV Risk Master Class Moscow

Sep. 9, 2015

A case base approach to advanced CV risk management

This CV Risk Master Class will be a dynamic interactive meeting with state of the art lectures, clinical debates, and practical workshops where participants will discuss challenging clinical cases with international and regional experts.

Participants will be part of an educational initiative that will provide support to clinicians in their daily clinical management of cardiovascular risk and diabetes. The program provides an optimal balance between updates in forefront science and clinical dialogue.


The overall educational objectives of the Cardiovascular Master Class are:

  • To review the epidemiology and current guidelines on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients at increased CV risk in Russia
  • To review new data on the pathophysiology of coronary artery disease and stroke and its relevance to treatment strategies and outcomes
  • To understand the medical need for intensive lipid and hypertension management in patients at high CV risk, such as DM and metabolic syndrome.
  • To understand the pharmacologic and clinical rationale for various treatment options in the patients with increased CV risk and integrate scientific evidence from key clinical trials into clinical practice
  • Develop a consensus on practical guidelines for day-to-day management of high risk patients.


  • Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 08.30 - 15.00 hrs

Educational agenda

08:30 – 08:35 Welcome and opening remarks

Andrey Susekov, MD
Central Research Laboratory, Academy of Postgraduate Education, Moscow, Russia
08:35 – 08:45 Review educational objectives John E Deanfield, MD
University College London
London, United Kingdom
I.  Update on novel approaches to address the growing burden of CVD
08:45 – 09:10 Novel approaches and concepts in prevention and management CV risk
John E Deanfield, MD
University College London
London, United Kingdom
09:10 – 09:35 Screening for cardiovascular risk and FH: Update on current strategies

Kausik Ray, MD
Imperial College London,
United Kingdom
09:35 – 09:50 Cardiovascular diseases and risk factors  in Russia
Gregory Arutyunov, MD
Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Moscow, Russia
09:50 – 10:15 Open forum:
The key issues to be addressed in Russia

Oxana Drapkina, MD
Russian National Research Center for Preventive Medicine
Moscow, Russia
All Faculty
10:15 – 10:40 Coffee Break
II. Novel insights in risk factor management
10:40 – 11:05 Lipid management 2016: What are the key lessons from clinical research?

John JP Kastelein, MD
Academic Medical Center,
Amsterdam, Netherlands
11:05 – 11:30 Managing diabetes & cardiovascular disease: What is the best strategy for 2016
Kausik Ray, MD

11:30 – 11:55 The role of BP management in addressing CVD & stroke: Evolving therapeutic insights
John E Deanfield, MD
11:55 – 12:30 Open forum: Challenges for CV risk management in Russia
Dmitriy Napalkov, MD
Moscow State University
Moscow, Russia
12:30 – 13:15 Lunch Break
III. Case based approach to CV Risk management in Russia
13:15 – 14:00 Interactive challenging clinical cases
Andrey Susekov, MD
Expert panel to comment
14:00 – 14:20 The future of CV risk management: What new therapies can we expect?
John JP Kastelein, MD
14:20 – 14:40 How will new guidelines impact CV Risk management: practical implications
John E Deanfield, MD
14:40 – 15:00 Open forum: Call for action in Russia
All international and regional faculty







Participants to this Master Class are approximately 80 physicians from Russia. The attendance is limited to ensure lively interaction and discussion.

Meeting venue

Renaissance Moscow Monarch Centre Hotel 31A bld.1 Leningradsky prospect, Moscow

Web-based learning

Plenary lectures will be posted and archived via As educational support to attendees of this program teaching slides, literature reviews, webcasts and frequent updates of resources will be posted and shared with the PACE members.

Live broadcast will be available via

CME Accreditation

The Russian Internet Society for Internists supports international education programs for physicians around, Russia,
CIS and Eastern Europe. The Society is the educational TV broadcast partner of the Russian Cardiology Society and the
Therapeutic Council of Russian Academy of Sciences. It records and broadcasts live selected sessions and symposiums
of annual events of those bodies on the website

Registration for live attendance

  • Register here for live participation and attendance of the CV Risk Master Class


The master classes are supported by an unrestricted educational grant provided by Pfizer. 

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