Coronary heart disease is where there are blockages in the blood vessels to the heart, which are called the coronary arteries, and they’re usually lumps of cholesterol, which is a kind of a fat that cause a gradual buildup, and that stops the blood getting to the heart muscle.

Professor David Celermajer is Scandrett Professor of Cardiology and Head of Cardiology at the University of Sydney.

Last Reviewed: 28/09/2020


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