Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Bisphosphonate as a potential new treatment for CV risk reduction

Aug. 27, 2016 - ESC, Rome, Italy - Guido Kranenberg (Utrecht, The Netherlands)

CSI Rome Guido Kranenberg (UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands) studied the potential impact of bisphosphonate on calcification of the arterial intima media. He shares the findings of a systematic review and meta-analysis with Nicole Jaspers (UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands) and they discuss which other studies might shed light on this relationship.

Educational information

In the Cardiovascular Scene Investigation (CSI) series, young clinicians with an investigative mindset interview experts about the context and meaning of the results they just presented at the ESC congress.

The series is aimed to explore the background and practical implications of recent scientific developments, like those discussed in the Rapid Fire session called 'Breaking Down Barriers in Secondary Prevention' at the ESC Congress 2016, with speakers in this session.

Faculty & Disclosures

Guido Kranenberg - UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands

Nicole Jaspers - UMC Utrecht, The Netherlands

The speakers did not receive financial compensation for participating in these interviews