Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Can LDL go too low? Lessons from 25 years of cholesterol lowering

10' education - Oct. 26, 2017 - Boston, MA, USA - Dr. Robert Giugliano - Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, USA

Dr. Robert Giugliano summarizes what we have learned over the past decades about the effectiveness and safety of reducing LDL-c to very low values.

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  • Lessons from two decades of cholesterol treatment 00:14
  • Safety of very low LDL-c values 01:31
  • FOURIER: effectiveness/safety per baseline LDL-c 03:41
  • Effectiveness/safety of very low LDL-c values with evolocumab 06:18
  • Conclusion after 25 years of LDL-c reduction: Lowest is best in secondary prevention 10:30

Educational information

This video was recorded on October 26, 2017 in Boston and is a shortened version of the presentation that Dr. Giugliano gave there during the educational program 'Advances in Lipid Management and Cardiovascular Risk Reduction: New Horizons for 2018'


Dr. Robert P. Giugliano is a cardiovascular medicine specialist at BWH and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. In addition, he is a senior investigator of BWH’s Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Study Group.


This recording was independently developed under auspices of PACE-cme. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-cme. PACE-cme did not receive financial support for the production of this recording.

The information and data provided in this program were updated and correct at the time of the program development, but may be subject to change.

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