Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Are very low LDL-c levels safe?

Expert Meeting on LDL-c & PCSK9 inhibition in high CV risk patients

5' education - Jan. 23, 2019 - John Kastelein, Lluis Masana - Online CME

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  • Are very low LDL-c levels safe and desirable in the current therapeutic climate? 00:22
  • Are there any problems with biological functions with very low LDL-c levels? 01:35
  • Is there any reason for fears about neurological problems with low LDL-c levels? 03:20
  • The benefit/risk ratio of new therapies 05:31

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This video was recorded during an expert meeting among cardiologists and internists, focussing on the topic of 'LDL-c & PCSK9 inhibition in high CV risk patients - Balancing Science, Guidelines and Daily Cardiology Practice'.

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Prof. John J.P Kastelein, internist, Amsterdam University Medical Centers, The Netherlands

Prof. Lluis Masana, internist, University Rovira and Virgili, Reus-Tarragona, Spain


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Funding for the Expert Meeting was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Amgen. The sponsor did not attend and influence the video recording.


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