Cholesterol guidelines in need of major changes?

Cholesterol guidelines in need of major changes
    5' education - Jan. 25, 2019 - Kausik Ray, François Mach - Online CME
    • Overview

      New insights into lipid management have emerged since 2016. Prof. Ray discusses with prof. Mach in which respects the guidelines should be changed.

    • Educational information

      This video was recorded during an expert meeting among cardiologists and internists, focussing on the topic of 'LDL-c & PCSK9 inhibition in high CV risk patients - Balancing Science, Guidelines and Daily Cardiology Practice'.

      The objectives of the meeting were to:

      • Review recent outcome data with PCSK9 inhibitors in the clinical management of patients who had a recent MI
      • Discuss the importance of reaching LDL-c targets in patients post MI
      • Provide a European expert perspective on the current challenges of reaching LDL-c targets and use of PCSK9 inhibitors in clinical cardiology
      • Define key challenges, needs and goals for education to ensure the implications of new outcome trials like FOURIER and ODYSSEY-outcomes will be adopted in post MI patients
      • Develop a consensus and clinical guidance on lowering LDL-c in post MI patients
    • Faculty

      Prof. Kausik Ray , cardiologist, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

      Prof. François Mach , cardiologist, University of Geneva, Switzerland

    • 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.

      Funding for the Expert Meeting was provided by an unrestricted educational grant from Amgen. The sponsor did not attend and influence the video recording.

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      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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