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Case Study: A 63 year old man presents for review after experiencing an inferior myocardial infarction 6 months previously with successful PCI and stenting to the right coronary artery. Angiography revealed minor coronary disease involving the left anterior descending and circumflex arteries. He has a background of hypertension and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
His current medications include aspirin 100 mg daily, ticagrelor 90 mg bd, atorvastatin 80 mg daily, metformin 1000 mg daily, empagliflozin 10 mg daily, perindopril 5 mg daily and metoprolol 25 mg bd.
His biochemistry revealed HbA1c 6.8%, LDL-C 70 mg/dL, HDL-C 37 mg/dL and triglycerides 225 mg/dL.
Prof. Stephen Nicholls
First published: August 23, 2022