ACCEL Lite: ACC.23 Late-Breaker: Bempedoic Acid and Cardiovascular Outcomes In Statin Intolerant Patients At High Cardiovascular Risk
Statin intolerance is one of the most vexing problems encountered by patients and providers. The CLEAR Outcomes trial directly addresses this problem, using a drug, bempedoic acid, that works only in the liver, thereby reducing the potential for side effects.
In this interview, Steven E. Nissen MD, MACC and Laxmi Mehta MD, FACC, discuss Bempedoic Acid and Cardiovascular Outcomes In Statin Intolerant Patients At High Cardiovascular Risk.
- The New England Journal of Medicine - Safety and Efficacy of Bempedoic Acid
Clinical Topics: Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Disease, Dyslipidemia, Cardiac Surgery, Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathies, Prevention
Keywords: ACCELLite, Dyslipidemias, ACC Annual Scientific Session
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