Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

LDL-c, atherosclerotic plaques and CV risk - what to do about it

10' education - Jan. 14, 2020 - Prof. Thomas Lüscher, MD - London, UK

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Educational information

This educational video is part of a series aimed to shed light on what is now established on LDL-c and the risks it confers, and how we can best manage elevated LDL-c levels and why.


Prof. Lüscher is consultant and professor of Cardiology at Royal Brompton & Harefield Hospital and Imperial College London, United Kingdom


This educational series is funded by an unrestricted educational grant provided by Amgen. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-cme.

The information and data provided in this program were updated and correct at the time of the program development, but may be subject to change.

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