In December 2020, members of CORONARY CONNECT were pleased to participate in the virtual ACS Forum, an accredited webinar event and independent medical educational programme. In this selection, ACS Forum moderator and faculty speaker Prof. Dr. Gilles Montalescot describes coronary heart disease in the context of COVID-19 infection and pandemic.

Watch the video from the ACS Forum 2020 and download the slide set for more information. Please note: this file contains video footage that plays automatically in presentation mode. This educational presentation is relevant for cardiologists, as well as emergency room (ER) and primary care physicians.

To continue your ACS Forum educational journey, follow the link above to view the complete on-demand video recording of the event. At this link, you can also access the accredited e-learning designed around the ACS Forum programme.

The ACS Forum is a medical educational programme supported by an Independent Educational Grant from Amgen.

Gilles Montalescot is Professor of Cardiology at the Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris, France, where he heads the Department of Cardiology at the Institute of Cardiology. He is a practicing Interventional Cardiologist and has extensive experience in basic and clinical research. He has been the director of the INSERM research Unit UMRS_1166 on Thrombosis for 10 years. Dr Montalescot has been an investigator for many of the new drugs developed in the past twenty years as well as for many of the new interventional technologies. Dr Montalescot is a senior scientist and has been the lead investigator of many national or international randomized trials including ADMIRAL, ARMADA, ALBION, STEEPLE, ARCHIPELAGO, ABOARD, ACAPULCO, ATOLL, ARCTIC, ANTARCTIC, ACCOAST, ATLANTIC, AEGEAN, AMERICA, ALBATROS, and the ongoing ATLANTIS, ALPHEUS, ARAMIS, ADRIFT trials. Dr Montalescot is the Chairman of the ACTION study group, an Academic Research Organization based at Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital in Paris. He has served on several task force committees on antithrombotic drugs and acute coronary syndromes and is the current Chairman of the Stable Coronary Artery disease guidelines of the European Society of Cardiology. Dr Montalescot has received several awards in his country including the J. Valade Prize from the Fondation de France and the J.Escalle award from the National Academy of Medicine. He is a member of several editorial boards and has published over 600 peer reviewed original articles in journals such as the NEJM, JAMA, Lancet. Internationally, Dr Montalescot has also been an invited speaker at plenary sessions of major congresses such as the European Society of Cardiology, the American College of Cardiology ,and the American Heart Association.

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  • calendar Sep 2021
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