In this week’s podcast, Peter and Stuart chat about coronary artery anomalies.
There are many different types of coronary artery anomalies such as an interarterial course and a coronary artery fistula. Peter and Stuart discuss a couple of recent patients who had a fistula, and were diagnosed thanks to a CT Coronary Angiography (CTCA) scan.
And, prompted by a recent patient enquiry about the risk of cardiovascular disease when using hormone replacement therapy (HRT), they also discuss the 5 things to consider when it comes to HRT and CVD.
You can listen to this episode here.
Here are the CTCA scans that Peter refers to:
And here is the image of a fistulae closure that Stuart refers to:
You can download the Circulation article on Coronary Artery Anomalies below – see Figure 3 for the diagram Peter refers to.
For more on HRT and CVD risk, please refer to Figure 3 in the Treatment of Symptoms of the Menopause: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline.
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