Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

HDL: moving forward after disappointing results with HDL-mimetic in CARAT study.

10' education - Mar. 19, 2017 - Prof. Stephen J. Nicholls - Adelaide, Australia

Prof. Stephen Nicholls indicates that because of the very different therapeutic approaches with respect to HDL, therapies still move forward, despite agents failing to demonstrate benefit. The HDL mimetic CER-001, on top of a statin, showed no effect on plaque regression in post-ACS patients.

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  • CARAT: No effect of CER-001 on plaque regression in post-ACS patients on top of statin 00:35
  • Where does this leave the HDL world? 01:28
  • HDL is not as simple as LDL 03:06

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Stephen J. Nicholls, MD, PhD, is Professor of Cardiology and Theme Leader at the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) in Adelaide, Australia.

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