Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Integrating anti-PCSK9 therapy into primary and secondary prevention of CVD

10' education - Oct. 26, 2017 - Boston, MA, USA - Prof. Deepak Bhatt - Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Several lipid-lowering treatments have been shown to exert CV benefits. Prof. Deepak Bhatt discusses how to integrate PCSK9 inhibitors into these therapies for primary and secondary CV prevention.

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  • Impact of risk factors on CV events 01:16
  • Role of PCSK9 inhibition in primary & secondary prevention 03:15
  • New diabetes drugs with CV benefits 04:48
  • Bariatric surgery vs intensive medical therapy for diabetes 05:48
  • Effect of antithrombotic medication on CV events 07:38
  • How to integrate PCSK9 inhibition into current therapy? 12:28

Educational information

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

Faculty

Dr. Deepak L. Bhatt is the executive director of Interventional Cardiovascular Programs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). He is also a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and editor-in-chief of the Harvard Heart Letter. Dr. Bhatt specializes in cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology.

Disclosures

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.

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