Vulnerable plaque: how far are we from applying an interventional strategy to prevent acute events?

Learning Objectives

  • To understand the concept of vulnerable coronary plaques
  • To review available evidence linking vulnerable plaques with the development of future acute coronary events
  • To have an update on diagnostic technology and ongoing clinical trials

Presentations available when logged in:

  • Introduction and objectives – Vulnerable plaque and coronary events
  • Plaque detection: how can we identify a vulnerable plaque?
  • Prediction of an acute coronary event - Lessons learnt from clinical trials
  • Will preventive intervention outweight the cardiovascular protection of antithrombotic and lipid-lowering treatment?
  • Ongoing clinical trials
  • Take-home message