Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

The longer you treat, the better the benefit: lessons from PCSK9 inhibitors trials

10' education - Mar. 19, 2017 - Prof. Stephen J. Nicholls - Adelaide, Australia - ACC 2017, Washington DC, USA

PCSK9 Expert Opinions By combining all recent insights on treatment with PCSK9 inhibitors, prof. Stephen Nicholls argues that the PCSK9 outcome trials reinforce the concept that patients with high CV risk may benefit from PCSK9 inhibiting treatment.

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Educational information

This educational video is part of a series of PCSK9 Expert Opinions that are aimed to provide different perspectives and opinions from international experts in this field and may provide support with the interpretation and translation of new findings towards implications for clinical practice

The educational content reflects the personal opinion of the experts and is recorded as an independent educational service by PACE-CME

Disclosures

Prof. Stephen J. Nicholls - South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute, Adelaide, Australia

Funding

Funding was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Amgen

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