Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

A transatlantic discussion on the new LDL-c guidelines: What are the key differences?

10' education - Oct. 11, 2019 - Prof. Christie Ballantyne, MD - Houston, TX, USA

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  • Common themes across the guidelines 0:19
  • Shared concepts in the guidelines 2:50
  • Differences between the guidelines: goal vs threshold 3:50
  • Differences between the guidelines: risk assessment and treatment 4:29
  • Summary 9:29

Educational information

This lecture by prof. Christie Ballantyne was part of an accredited symposium "LDL-c guidance on the novel ESC/EAS dyslipidaemia guidelines: Expert discussions on practical implications" held during ESC 2019 in Paris, France.


Christie Ballantyne MD, cardiologist, and Professor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA


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Funding for this educational program was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Amgen, Sanofi-Regeneron and Pfizer - Upjohn.

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