Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

The role of lipids in CVD prevention: Lessons learned about statins

Clinical updates in management of cardiovascular risk (2/4)

10' education - June 6, 2018 - Prof. Kees Hovingh, MD - Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

For lowering LDL-c, statins play a major role in both primary and secondary CV prevention in all patients. There is room for improvement with respect to choosing the right dosing regimen.

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  • Statins in primary prevention 00:48
  • Intensity of statin therapies used in secondary prevention 02:57
  • Do all patients benefit from statins? 05:51
  • Do statins lower CVD risk in CKD? 07:05
  • Statins and CKD: One size fits all? 09:22

Educational information

This educational video is part of a series of 4 videos with the theme: Clinical Updates in Management of Cardiovascular Risk.

Educational objectives are:

Faculty

Professor Kees Hovingh, MD - Internist and vascular medicine specialist at the Department of Vascular Medicine at the Academic Medical Center (AMC) of the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands and

visiting professor at Imperial college in London, UK

Disclosures

This recording was developed under auspices of PACE-CME. Views expressed in the recording are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-CME.

Funding

Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Pfizer