#361 Advanced Lipidology

#361 Advanced Lipidology

Update: 2022-10-24
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Lipids Update 2022: Cardiovascular Risk Reduction and New Medications on the Horizon with Erin Michos, MD



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Ready to take the next step in management of your patient with hyperlipidemia? Dr. Erin Michos (@erinmichos) returns to give us a lesson in Advanced Lipidology. She updates us on what new medications we can use for those difficult to treat lipids and what medications are on the horizon.



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Show Segments






  • Intro, Getting to know Dr. Erin Michos, Pick of the Week

  • Patient Case, Digging into ASCVD Risk 

  • Coronary artery calcium scoring - why it’s important

  • What are “Risk Enhancing Factors”?

  • Biomarker testing, what is the significance of Lip a and how can we use it to drive management?

  • Introduction to PCSK9 inhibitors

  • More than just statins - other LDL-lowering medications

  • siRNAs, ASOs - Pelacarsen and more

  • Apollo Trial regarding Pelacarsen

  • Importance of Family History

  • What to do if maxed out on a statin or statin intolerance - Ezetimibe, PCSK9 inhibitors, MAB therapies, and more

  • Bempedoic Acid discussion

  • Medication side effects

  • Homozygous FH - approach to treatment, ANGPTL3 inhibitors

  • Triglycerides discussion, icosapent ethyl, the REDUCE-IT trial

  • Wrap-up and Take home points, Outtro



Credits






  • Producer and written by: Christopher Chiu MD, FACP, FAAP

  • Show Notes: James Antaki MD

  • Infographic: Edison Jyang

  • Cover Art: Kate Grant MBChB, DipGUMed

  • Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP   

  • Associate Editor: Leah Witt MD

  • Showrunner: Matthew Watto MD, FACP

  • Technical Production: PodPaste

  • Guest: Erin Michos MD, MHS





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