Physicians' Academy for Cardiovascular Education

Panel discussion: Measuring inflammation in the coronary circulation

15' education - Nov. 9, 2021 - Prof. Peter Libby, MD, prof. John Deanfield, MD, and prof. Charalambos Antoniades, MD

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  • Measuring inflammation in the coronary circulation 00:35
  • Advantage of measuring inflammation in the coronary circulation compared to systemic markers 02:56
  • Who will benefit in clinical practice from the new approach to measure coronary inflammation? 07:52
  • Integration of information from coronary inflammation measurements with traditional risk scores 11:03
  • The potential role of coronary inflammation measurements in personalized treatments to treat residual CV risk 13:12
  • Management of patients with coronary inflammation but without coronary stenosis 16:34
  • New tools for risk prediction 18:41
  • Concluding remarks 20:17

Educational information

This panel discussion is the third part of a series called 'Novel insights in inflammatory makers, AI diagnostic tools and prediction of CV risk'. In the first video, Peter Libby talked about novel modulators of inflammation in atherosclerosis. In the second video, Charalambos Antoniades explained how perivascular fat analysis from routine CTCA can provide a quantitative assessment of coronary inflammation.

Faculty

Peter Libby is a cardiovascular medicine specialist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. John Deanfield is professor of cardiology at University College London. Charalambos Antoniades is professor of cardiovascular medicine and director of the Acute Vascular Imaging Centre at the University of Oxford. He is a consultant cardiologist at Oxford University Hospitals and chair of the British Atherosclerosis Society.

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 an unrestricted educational grant received from Caristo Diagnostics.

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