PCSK9 inhibitor has very good benefit-to-risk profile in high risk ACS patients in ODYSSEY OUTCOMES trial
ACC 2018 Prof. Gabriel Steg discusses the 15% reduction of MACE obtained with alirocumab, with a good safety profile. The observed CV benefit was greater in patients who had a higher LDL-c at baseline.
This 3-minute education provides a summary of just presented scientific data, recorded during the ACC 2018. The objective is to provide a brief commentary and potential implications of these findings.
Prof. Steg is a cardiologist in the Hôpital Bichat, Paris, France. He is also Professor at the National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK.
This recording was independently developed under auspices of EPCCS. The views expressed in this recording are those of the individual presenters and do not necessarily reflect the views of EPCCS.