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2016 ESC/EAS Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidaemias

The 2016 ESC/EAS Guidelines for the Management of Dyslipidaemias are now available, published in the European Heart Journal and Atherosclerosis by the European Society of Cardiology and EAS. The guidance includes sections on: the evaluation of laboratory lipid and apolipoprotein parameters; treatment targets; lifestyle modifications to improve the plasma lipid profile; drugs for treatment of hypercholesterolaemia and hypertriglyceridaemia; drugs affecting HDL-cholesterol; managing dyslipidaemias in different clinical settings; monitoring lipids and enzymes in patients on lipid-lowering therapy; and strategies to encourage adoption of healthy lifestyle changes and lipid-modifying therapies.

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Welcome to the Central & Eastern European Symposium on FH

Register now to take part in this FHSC meeting, taking place on November 25-27, 2016 in Warsaw, Poland. The Symposium will summarize and discuss up-to-date information on FH and bring together leaders in the field.

One of the main themes of the Symposium is to facilitate collaboration between experts, with particular focus on the region of Central and Eastern Europe, and to invite them for closer cooperation with EAS in the Central & Eastern European Key Opinion Leader Summit

For more information, follow these links to the Symposium Programme, confirmed facultypractical information, and online registration.

Register now! The organizers look forward to welcoming you and your colleagues to Warsaw  -  the perfect setting work together towards improving identification and providing better treatment for FH patients throughout Europe.

Anitschkow Prize 2017 - nominations welcome until Friday September 30, 2016

It is time once again to welcome nominations for the Society's Anitschkow Prize. This prestigious Prize, awarded annually, recognizes outstanding research in the field of atherosclerosis and linked metabolic disturbances. EAS members are welcome to nominate their distinguished colleagues before the closing date of Friday September 30, 2016.

Read more, including criteria & eligibility rules>>

Link to Nomination form>>

2016 Joint European guidelines on prevention of cardiovascular disease in clinical practice

What is new in these guidelines? How can we identify high risk? What are the risk factor targets? What is new concerning lipids? How can we use a population-approach to prevent CVD?

EAS President Professor Alberico Catapano, Italy, discusses what is new in the recently published Sixth Joint Task Force 2016 European Guidelines on Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice, in an interview during the 84th EAS Congress in Innsbruck, Austria, May 29 - June 01.

To the interview >>

About the Joint guidelines >>

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EAS 2016 round up

Check the Congress website and EAS news for session reports and interviews with the faculty during the congress.

Looking back at EAS 2016 Innsbruck >>

EAS 2016 Innsbruck, session reports >>

News from the EAS congress (reports and interviews) >>

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01/08/2016 » 10/10/2016
Call for congress bids

23/08/2016 » 30/09/2016
Nominations for the Anitschkow Prize 2017

27/08/2016 » 31/08/2016
EAS at ESC Congress, Rome August 27-31

01/09/2016 » 30/09/2016
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