Management of severe hypertriglyceridemia

Featured Open Lecture: June-July, 2023

Professor Marcello Arca is Head of the Lipid and Atherosclerosis Unit of the University Hospital Policlinico Umberto I in Rome and Professor of internal medicine at the Sapienza University of Rome Italy.

His main field of interest relates to rare primary dyslipidemia. He has made important contributions to the treatment of HoFH, the phenotyping of ANGPTL3 deficiency, and the genotyping of Hyperchylomicronemia.

In this lecture, he provides an overview of the new treatments based on ApoC3 and AngPTL3 inhibition leading to a breakthrough in the treatment of Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome and Multifactorial Chylomicronemia Syndrome.