Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Inflammation as potential target for therapy to target residual risk post ACS

Aug. 27, 2016 - ESC 2016, Rome - Paul M Ridker, MD – Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

This lecture was part of a CME accredited symposium: How to address residual risk post ACS: LDL-c, dyslipidemia, and inflammation held at ESC 2016 in Rome

Educational information

The educational objectives of this symposum were to:

Faculty & Disclosures

Paul M Ridker, MD, MPH: Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director, Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Funding

This EBAC accredited symposium was funded by an unrestricted educational grants received from Novartis, MSD, Amgen

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