The Effect of PCSK9 Inhibition on the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism

Post-hoc analysis of FOURIER and ODYSSEY OUTCOMES trials found evolocumab provided a 31% reduction in VTE vs placebo (p=0.007). The efficacy of evolocumab was higher in patients with a higher baseline Lp(a) level, with authors suggesting Lp(a) modification may attenuate VTE risk.