Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

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AHA 2017 - Anaheim, CA, USA

3' education - Nov. 14, 2017 - Paul Ridker, Boston, MA, USA

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Educational information

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


Prof. Paul Ridker is director of the Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, a translational research unit at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. A cardiovascular medicine specialist, and Eugene Braunwald Professor of Medicine at Harvard School of Medicine.


- Our reporting is based on the information provided at the AHA 2017 congress -

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