American Society for Preventive Cardiology
American Society for Preventive Cardiology
July 20, 2019
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VIDEO: Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH, highlights REDUCE-IT, treating beyond LDL lowering

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SAN ANTONIO — In this video exclusive, Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, executive director of interventional cardiovascular programs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, highlights the take-home messages from his keynote lecture at the American Society for Preventive Cardiology Congress on CVD Prevention, which focused on key discoveries from REDUCE-IT and other trials showing benefit of treating patients beyond LDL lowering.

Bhatt, who is a Cardiology Today Editorial Board member, provides an update on recent trials, with emphasis on REDUCE-IT and icosapent ethyl (Vascepa, Amarin), and how the results “fit into the larger context” of CVD prevention.

Watch the video for more.