Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Very good benefit-to-risk profile with PCSK9 inhibitor in high risk ACS patients in ODYSSEY OUTCOMES trial

Mar. 10, 2018 - ACC 2018, Orlando, FL, USA - Prof. Gabriel Steg, Paris, France

ACC 2018 Prof. Gabriel Steg discusses the 15% reduction of MACE obtained with alirocumab, with a good safety profile. The observed CV benefit was greater in patients who had a higher LDL-c at baseline.

Educational information

This 3-minute education provides a summary of just presented scientific data, recorded during the ACC 2018. The objective is to provide a brief commentary and potential implications of these findings.


Prof. Steg is a cardiologist in the Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France. He is also Professor at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK.


This recording was independently developed under auspices of PACE-cme. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-cme.