Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Changing the paradigm on LDL-c-lowering in high CV risk patients

10' education - Sep. 7, 2021 - Prof. Kausik Ray, MD - London, United Kingdom

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  • Preventative strategies are instituted far too late 0:25
  • Those with highest risk require greatest LDL-c-lowering 1:54
  • Insights from Da Vinci, SWEDEHEART, and Heymans 3:15
  • Changing paradigm on LDL-c-lowering 7:09

Do you prescribe initial combination therapy for post-MI patients or patients with similar CV risk?

  • Yes, a combination of statin and ezetimibe
  • Yes, a combination with a PCSK9 inhibitor
  • No, monotherapy is usually sufficient
  • No, I use a stepwise approach

Educational information

This lecture by prof. Kausik Ray was part of an accredited symposium "Redefining intensive LDL-c management in high CV risk patients The case for combination therapy" held during the virtual ESC Congress 2021.

Faculty

Prof. Kausik Ray, MD, is a cardiologist, and Professor of Public Health/Honorary Consultant Cardiologist at Imperial College London, United Kingdom.

Disclosures

This recording was independently developed under auspices of PACE-cme. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of PACE-cme.

Funding

Funding for this educational program was provided by unrestricted educational grants received from Amgen, Sanofi, Novartis and Daiichi Sankyo.

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