Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Entry of Lp(a) into the CV arena

5' education - May 24, 2019 - EAS-endorsed Lp(a) satellite meeting - Prof. Florian Kronenberg, MD - Innsbruck, Austria

Lp(a) meeting Small isoforms of Lp(a) are associated with high Lp(a) concentrations and increased CVD risk. The team of Kronenberg discovered a mutation in the Kringle-IV type 2 region of Lp(a), which has a modifying effect on Lp(a) levels and CVD risk.

Educational information

This lecture by Florian Kronenberg 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

Florian Kronenberg, MD - Professor and head of the Institute of Genetic Epidemiology, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria

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.

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