Polyvascular Patients: Are You Doing Enough to Reduce Risk of Recurrent Events?
Cardiology expert, Christian Ruff, MD, MPH & primary care specialist, Elaine Hylek, MD, MPH will review the latest research and recommendations for patients with polyvascular disease. The faculty also will discuss patient cases that cover long-term atherothrombotic risks, chronic coronary artery disease (CAD)/peripheral artery disease (PAD), benefits of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs), and considerations for the multidisciplinary team.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Investigator, TIMI Study Group
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.
Christian T. Ruff, MD, MPH: Grant/Research Support, Consultant (Occasional) for Anthos Therapeutics, Boehringer Ingelheim, Daiichi Sankyo; Grant/Research Support AstraZeneca; Consultant (Occasional) for Bayer, Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, Pfizer, and Alexion.
Elaine M Hylek, MD, MPH: Honorarium Recipient Boehringer Ingelheim; Grant/Research Support recipient Bristol Myers Squibb, Anthos Therapeutics, and Janssen.
Peter Libby, MD (moderator): No relevant financial relationships disclosed.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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