Cardiovascular Disease: The ongoing journey to manage the risk
Lecture held by Professor John E Deanfield MD, UCL, London, United Kingdom, during the CV Risk Master Class held on October 22, 2016 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia
The overall educational objectives of the Cardiovascular Master Class were:
- To review the epidemiology and current guidelines on the diagnosis, management, and treatment of patients at increased CV risk in Indonesia
- 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
This Master Class was endorsed and accredited by the Indonesian Cardiology Association
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