10Mar, 2016

Management and treatment of coronary artery disease

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Dr Peter Yan Gleneagles Medical Centre The management of coronary artery disease can be divided into 2 parts. The first and very important is the primary prevention of development of coronary artery disease. The second is the definitive treatment of established coronary artery disease (secondary prevention).   1. WHAT IS MEANT BY PRIMARY PREVENTION? Taking steps to reduce risk factors before coronary artery disease develop is called primary prevention. Currently the expanded goals of primary prevention aim to:- Prevent/delay the onset of atherosclerosis (deposition of cholesterol) in the coronary arteries […]