Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Identification of patients who will benefit is important after FOURIER

10' education - Mar. 19, 2017 - Prof. Ulf Landmesser - Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany - ACC 2017, Washington DC, USA

PCSK9 Expert Opinions Prof. Ulf Landmesser states that the results of both FOURIER and SPIRE fit into the concept that lowering LDL to very low levels results in a reduction in CV events

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  • LDL-lowering with PCSK9 inhibition is safe 00:28
  • Observations of very low achieved LDL-c levels further confirm the concept that LDL-lowering is beneficial 01:05
  • The SPIRE studies highlight that similar agents need separate safety studies 02:07
  • Identification of patients in whom the largest absolute risk reduction can be achieved 02:48

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Prof. Ulf Landmesser - Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany


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