Antiplatelet Therapy: Improving the Care of ACS Patients Through Evidence-Based Approaches

July 24, 2011

Venue: ISTH Congress 2011 – Kyoto / Japan
Time: 13.00 - 14.30
Course Director: Prof. Karl Swedberg

1 CME credit

Learning Objectives:

  • Increase awareness of key results from the major outcomes trials, placing the results in context of improving care across a wide range of ACS patients
  • Cite differences between current and emerging oral antiplatelet therapies in terms of platelet function mechanisms
  • Gain an understanding of role and utility of biomarkers in ACS as surrogates for future clinical outcome
  • Understand the role of genetics on platelet function and its implications for optimizing antiplatelet therapy and patient outcomes

Target audience:

Trained cardiologists

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