Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Prevalence and relevance of elevated Lp(a) in familial hypercholesterolemia

5' education - May 24, 2019 - EAS endorsed Lp(a) satellite meeting - Prof. Børge Nordestgaard, MD – Copenhagen, Denmark

Lp(a) meeting The Copenhagen General Population Study investigated the prevalence of FH based on LDL-c levels after adjustment for the cholesterol content in Lp(a). Prof. Nordestgaard shares the results and possible ways to interpret these results.

Educational information

This lecture by Børge Nordestgaard was part of the EAS endorsed satellite meeting "The imminent danger of Lp(a): Time to face the challenge" held prior to the 87th EAS congress in Maastricht

Faculty

Prof. Børge Nordestgaard, MD - Professor, University of Copenhagen, Denmark/ Chief Physician, Dept. Clinical Biochemistry, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital Denmark

Disclosures

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.

Funding

Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Amgen and Novartis.

View the slides of the presentation held by Børge Nordestgaard

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