Coronary artery calcium scoring in cardiovascular risk assessment of people with family histories of early onset coronary artery disease

Prasanna Venkataraman and Thomas H Marwick
Med J Aust 2021; 214 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja2.51040
Published online: 17 May 2021

In reply: We thank Hayen and colleagues for their interest in our work assessing coronary artery calcium in patients with a family history of coronary artery disease and the implications for current Australian statin treatment guidelines.

  • Prasanna Venkataraman
  • Thomas H Marwick

  • Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, VIC



Prasanna Venkataraman is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Postgraduate Scholarship. The CAUGHT‐CAD study is funded by an NHMRC Project Grant (1080582).

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