Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

LDL vs Lp(a) cholesterol: confounding

5' education - May 24, 2019 - EAS-endorsed Lp(a) satellite meeting - Calvin Yeang, MD, PhD – San Diego, CA, USA

Lp(a) meeting Existing clinical LDL-c assays cannot distinguish LDL-c from Lp(a)-c. Dr. Yeang discusses how Lp(a)-c is included in LDL-c measurements and what the clinical impact of measuring Lp(a)-c can be.

Educational information

This lecture by Calvin Yeang 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

Calvin Yeang, MD, PhD, physician scientist, San Diego, CA, USA

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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