This program is co-sponsored by the International Atherosclerosis Society and endorsed by the American Society of Preventive Cardiology.
The Prevention Symposium takes place the day before the SCCT Annual Scientific Meeting and requires separate registration. Find out more about SCCT2019.
Play a key role in applying patient care and modifying treatments to ensure patients have the best chance of preventing future cardiovascular disease.
This interactive symposium – which will feature some of the most prominent leaders in preventive cardiology - will provide an overview of the changing landscape of preventive cardiology and an update on novel therapies and risk assessment tools for preventing cardiovascular disease. Learn how to incorporate the latest advances in pharmacologic and lifestyle interventions for lowering cardiovascular risk.
Ron Blankstein, MD, FSCCT, chair
Roger S. Blumenthal, MD
Matthew J. Budoff, MD
Martha Gulati, MD, MS, FACC, FAHA
Khurram Nasir, MD, MPH, FSCCT
Raul Santos, MD
||Introduction and overview
|| Ron Blankstein, MD, FSCCT
||The story behind the 2018 cholesterol guidelines and 2019 prevention guidelines
|| Roger Blumenthal, MD
||PCSK9 Inhibitors: Cost, access and predicting the future
|| Khurram Nasir, MD
||Translational genomic medicine in CVD prevention management: How can it supplement existing paradigms?
|| Muredach Reilly, MBBCh, MSCE
||How and when should we use eicosapent ethyl acid - and why not all fish oils are the same
|| Deepak Bhatt, MD, MPH
||Q&A / Break
||Do we need gender-specific tailored prevention: Why women are different
|| Martha Gulati, MD, MS
||Role of CAC and CTA in prevention
|| Ron Blankstein, MD, FSCCT
||How to handle elevated TG, elevated Lp(a), very low HDL-C
|| Michael Shapiro, MD, FSCCT
||Case based discussion on applying guidelines in clinical practice
||Moderated by Michael Blaha, MD. Panel: Matthew Budoff, MD, FSCCT; Khurram Nasir, MD;
Roger Blumenthal, MD; Ron Blankstein, MD, FSCCT
||Practical advice on stress reduction and diet
|| Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD, FSCCT
||Risk stratification and management of FH
|| Raul Santos, MD, PhD
||A guide for cardiologists for treating diabetes in the era of SGLT2i and GLP-1RA
|| Matthew Budoff, MD, FSCCT
Debate Moderator: Matthew Budoff, MD, FSCCT
3-way Debate: How to evaluate risk in a 45-year-old with family history of premature ASCVD: Lifetime Risk Score vs. CAC vs. PRS. (each speaker 12 min + 4 min rebuttal)
| PRS: Pradeep Natarajan, MD
CAC: Khurram Nasir, MD
LRS: Erin Michos, MD, MHS
||Keynote lecture: Top 10 predictions in preventive cardiology for the next decade
|| Philip Greenland, MD
| 3:10 - 3:30pm
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|Fellows & Residents
Interested in supporting or exhibiting at the Prevention Symposium? Email Joanne Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continuing Medical Education:
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicals should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Registration cancellation policy
The SCCT/ASPC Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Symposium registration fee is partially refundable if you cancel your registration by 11:59pm EST on May 31, 2019. Any cancellation made by May 31, 2019 is subject to a $75 administration fee. Any cancellation after this deadline will not result in refund.
Cancellation of conference registration does not constitute a cancellation of your hotel room. Please be sure to handle both separately.