November 02, 2017

Journal highlights - October issue

In our regular feature, Editor-in-Chief Arnold von Eckardstein highlights interesting articles from recent issues of Atherosclerosis journal.

Ischemic stroke is a major cause of mortality, morbidity, disability, and need of nursing care, which becomes more and more relevant as human life expectancy increases. The October issue 265 of Atherosclerosis contains several articles reporting on the associations of biochemical and genetic risk factors, as well as imaging biomarkers, with stroke or morphological signs of cerebral ischemia and damage.

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EAS Advanced Course - application open until November 17

Hot topics in clinical lipidology & cardiovascular prevention, Prague, Czech Republic

February 21-23, 2018

This 3-day course is organised by EAS and Czech Atherosclerosis Society and is intended for senior PhD students, post docs and MDs.

The learning objective of the course is to provide participants with latest knowledge on atherosclerosis risk factors and CVD risk assessment including practical workshops.

The objectives include

  • Intensive interaction between participants and faculty members
  • Hands-on experience on non-invasive atherosclerosis assessment methods during workshop sessions
  • Discussion of controversial and novel issues in the diagnosis and treatment of dyslipidaemia and other risk factors for atherosclerotic vascular disease

The Course will cover

  • Update on novel biomarkers of atherosclerosis and their use in CVD risk assessment
  • Atherosclerosis imaging including its clinical utility
  • Differential diagnosis of dyslipidaemia including identification of rare forms of DLPs
  • Hot topics of management of dyslipidaemia in different patients' groups
  • Demonstration of imaging methods used in subclinical atherosclerosis assessment

The invited speakers are leading experts in the field: Maciej Banach, Poland, Vladimir Blaha, Czech Republic, Jan Borén, Sweden, Alberico Catapano, Italy, Renata Cifkova, Czech Republic, Marat Ezhov, Russia, Wolfgang Koenig, Germany, Danilo Norata, Italy, Børge Nordestgaard, Denmark, Klaus Parhofer, Germany, Jan Pitha, Czech Republic, Kausik Ray, United Kingdom, Lale Tokgözoglu, Turkey, Arnold von Eckardstein, Switerland, Michal Vrablík, Czech Republic.

Application is open until the end of the day, November 17.

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New online presentations from EAS Advanced Course on Precision Medicine

We are pleased to announce that the below presentations, recorded at the EAS Advanced Course on Precision Medicine in Atherosclerosis, held in Paris, France on October 5-6 2017, are now published as webcast - available online and on mobile devices. are available on the Society's online educational platform EAS Academy as premium content.

Access to EAS premium content, including webcasts, learning quizzes, technical videos and more, is a benefit of EAS membership.

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You can access the material online and via the EAS Academy app.

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