Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Changing views on mechanisms of atherosclerosis

Feb. 12, 2016 - Boston, MA, USA - Prof. Peter Libby (Boston, MA, USA)

Prof. Peter Libby (Boston, MA, USA) discusses how views on mechanisms of ACS have changed over time and how traditional thoughts on plaque composition and vulnerability are now challenged. He proposes a new mechanism of coronary thrombosis that may cause ACS.

Faculty & Disclosures

Peter Libby, MD - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA