Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Decades of science on the inflammatory hypothesis of atherosclerosis translate into actionable clinical therapeutic to reduce residual CV risk

Aug. 27, 2017

ESC 2017 Peter Libby, who started basic research on the role of IL-1 in atherogenesis 30 years ago, gives his perspective on the CANTOS results, including the preliminary results that hint at a reduction in cancer fatalities.

Educational information

This 3-minute education provides a summary of just presented scientific data, recorded during the ESC 2017 congress. The objective is to provide a brief commentary and potential implications of these findings.


Prof. Peter Libby - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-cme. PACE-cme did not receive financial support for the production of this 3-minute education.