Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

The implications of PCSK9 outcome trials for GPs

10' education - Mar. 19, 2017 - Prof. Richard Hobbs – Oxford, United Kingdom - ACC 2017, Washington DC, USA

PCSK9 Expert Opinions Prof. Richard Hobbs states that recent data from FOURIER show that effective medical treatment to lower LDL-c reduces endpoints that are important and expensive both for individuals and for health systems.

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Prof. Richard Hobbs – University of Oxford, United Kingdom


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