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What does LAD stand for?

LAD stands for Left Anterior Descending (anatomical location of coronary artery)

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Dual left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) is defined as the presence of two LADs within the anterior interventricular sulcus (AIVS): a short LAD that courses and terminates high in the AIVS, and a long LAD that originates from either the LAD proper or from the right coronary artery (RCA), then enters the distal AIVS and courses to the apex.
Percutaneous coronary intervention w is an appropriate procedure for patients with two-vessel coronary artery disease with proximal left anterior descending artery and for those who have three-vessel disease with a low coronary artery disease burden, but it may not be reasonable for patients with three-vessel disease and intermediate to high CAD burden.
Circumflex, Left Anterior Descending, I have followed the pathways blood takes around the heart.