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Angina is chest pain or discomfort that occurs when your heart doesn't get as much blood and oxygen as it needs. Over time, the coronary arteries that supply blood to your heart can become clogged from a buildup of fats, cholesterol and other substances.
X-Plain Angina Reference Summary Introduction Angina is pain in the chest and surrounding areas of the body that occurs when the heart does not get enough oxygen.
Angina (chronic stable) Search date June 2007 Laurence O'Toole ABSTRACT INTRODUCTION: Stable angina is usually caused by coronary atherosclerosis, and affects up to 16% of men and 10% of women aged
Acute Coronary Syndromes Unstable Angina and Non–Q-Wave Myocardial Infarction Pierre The´roux, MD; Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD I schemic heart disease includes a wide spectrum of condi
European Heart Journal (1997) 18, 394-413 Guidelines Management of stable angina pectoris Recommendations of the Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology Introduction Stable angina pectoris is a common and disabling disorder.
DCI Home : Heart & Vascular Diseases : Angina : Printer Friendly Summary Page What Is Angina? Angina (an-JI-nuh or AN-juh-nuh) is chest pain or discomfort that occurs when an area of your heart muscle doesn't get enough oxygen-rich blood.
ESC guidelines Guidelines on the management of stable angina pectoris: executive summary The Task Forceonthe Management of Stable Angina Pectoris of the European Society of Cardiology Authors/Task Force Members, Kim Fox, Chairperson *, Maria Angeles Alonso Garcia, Madrid (Spain), Diego Ardissino ...
What is Angina Pectoris? Angina pectoris is the medical term for chest pain or the feeling of pressure in the chest that occurs when the heart muscle does not receive a sufficient supply of blood and oxygen.
CLINICAL CARDIOVASCULAR PHARMACOLOGY Tiziano M. Scarabelli, MD, PhD, FAHA ANGINA PECTORIS Angina pectoris, Latin expression meaning "quinsy of the chest", is the clinical manifestation of cardiac ischemia, resulting from an imbalance between coronary oxygen supply and myocardial oxygen demand.