Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

A patient with elevated Lp(a): What is current clinical practice to manage this condition?

May 27, 2016 - Innsbruck, Germany - Prof. Klaus G. Parhofer, MD - University of Munich, Germany - FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016, lunch symposium at Lp(a) symposium prior to EAS

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  • Elevated Lp(a) levels as an independent and additive CV risk factor 0:41
  • When to treat a patient with elevated Lp(a)? 1:20
  • Currently available drugs to lower Lp(a) levels 2:07
  • Effect of lipoprotein apheresis on Lp(a) levels 5:32
  • Does lowering Lp(a) levels improve clinical outcomes? 6:21
  • How are patients currently treated - treatment algorithm 9:10

Disclosures

Prof. Klaus G. Parhofer, MD – is Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Munich in Germany.

Funding

The PACE foundation received funding for this session via an unrestricted educational grant from Amgen

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