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Cardiology Update 2018

Cardiology Update 2018


Improving Outcomes in Patients with Coronary and

Peripheral Artery Disease – New Frontiers


St George’s, University of London


>>> Programme Director <<<


Prof. J.C. Kaski, DSc, MD (Hons), FRCP, FESC, FACC, FAHA

Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute
St George’s, University of London

What this meeting is about 


Cardiology Update 2018 will provide insight into new developments in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease. This meeting aims at highlighting changing paradigms regarding the pathogenesis and management of ischaemic heart disease. The role of inflammation and the coagulation system in the progression of ischaemic heart disease and the development of cardiovascular events will feature prominently. Discussions will take place regarding the role of the coagulation pathway as a novel target for secondary prevention based on results of recent trials.


The meeting will be interactive and a whole session will be devoted to case presentation and discussion in small groups, with the implementation of an MDT format.

Main Objectives


1. To gain insight into the role of the coagulation pathway in coronary artery and peripheral artery disease progression;

2. To understand the effects of anticoagulant therapy in the prevention of major cardiovascular events;

3. To gain insight into the effects of combined anticoagulant and antithrombotic therapies in the prevention of peripheral vascular disease and its complications;

4. To discuss the role of inflammation, platelets and diabetes in vascular disease progression and clinical outcomes and how to prevent events;

5. To create an interactive forum where faculty members and attendees can have fruitful face to face discussions;

6. To discuss clinical cases that provide insight into novel cardiovascular disease prevention strategies.

Target audience & Registration fees


This scientific programme addresses topics that will be of interest to cardiologists, vascular disease specialists, vascular surgeons, haematologists, diabetologists and general practitioners with an interest in cardiovascular disease, health professionals involved in cardiovascular risk assessment and management, and trainees in the areas above.


This meeting is offered free of charge to UK registered health professionals with a specialist interest in coronary and peripheral artery disease, the coagulation system and risk factors.



Cardiology Update 2018 has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 6 category 1 (external) CPD credit(s).



The programme has been devised exclusively and independently by the scientific committee with no intervention from the sponsors. Sponsorship has been made available by Industry in the form of unrestricted educational grant.

Sponsorship & Disclaimers


sponsor for Cardiology Update 2018


Bayer has fully funded this meeting but has had no input into the agenda or content of this educational activity.