Friday 5 from Practical Cardiology - April 16

April 16, 2021
Practical Cardiology Editorial Staff

The Friday 5 from Practical Cardiology is a list composed by the Practical Cardiology editorial staff aimed at highlighting relevant coverage of news in cardiovascular medicine.

Every Friday, Practical Cardiology provides a curated list of 5 articles focused or related to a particular topic. This week, the Friday 5 from Practical Cardiology highlights the latest edition of Inside Cardiology, which features a 5-part panel discussion with Practical Cardiology Editorial Advisory Board members Guy Mintz, MD, Lucia Novak, CRNP, and Brett Nowlan, MD.

1. Lipid Management in 2021

In the first segment, panelists introduce themselves and examine the first case report in their 5-part discussion.

2. Case Report: Extreme Risk Patient w/ Diabetes

In this segment, panelists discuss their second case report. This case features a 60-year-old female classified as an extreme risk patient with diabetes.

3. Case Report: Very High-Risk Patient

In this segment, panelists discuss their third and final case report. This case features a 63-year-old male classified as a very high-risk patient.

4. Future Therapies in Lipidology

In this portion of the panel discussion, panelists examine newer therapies for the treatment of lipid disorders. Included in this section are brief discussions around icosapent ethyl, inclisiran, and bempedoic acid.

5. Telehealth in Cardiology

In the final portion of this video series, panelists discuss the implementation and use of telehealth in cardiology, but specifically the management of cholesterol disorders.

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