angina


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Related to angina: angina pectoris, chest pain
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Synonyms for angina

any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain

a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart

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The ABSORB IV trial will rigorously and prospectively examine whether there are differences in angina rates between a permanent stent and a dissolvable device after a percutaneous coronary intervention," said Gregg Stone, M.
He said: "These tests enable us to look inside the patient with suspected angina.
That means that women with severe angina face a three times greater risk of developing severe CAD than men.
Angina affects about two million people in the UK and is the most common symptom of heart disease.
We are encouraged by the continuing excellent safety profile of the Reducer and its apparent ability to maintain improvement in angina symptoms over time.
All of the studies were population-based surveys that used the seven-item Rose angina questionnaire to evaluate subjects.
Women with angina pectoris had a significant 64% increased risk for Alzheimer's disease, compared with women without angina pectoris, but an increased risk for dementia was not statistically significant.
Although it is well documented that a common cause of angina pectoris is anemia, our case is unusual because the cause of the anemia was autophylebotomy, and even more unusual because it was performed by a health technician.
That made them more than twice as likely to die of cardiac problems as were similar participants with angina.
Given the more common current association of angina with the heart and not the throat, it is likely that an art historian may have misinterpreted infectious angina to mean heart infection (12).
If the NDA is approved as submitted, NovaDel's nitroglycerin lingual spray will be intended for acute relief of an attack or acute prophylaxis of angina pectoris, which is chest pain or discomfort due to coronary artery disease.
The number of people suffering severe angina could be halved if procedures to clear or replace narrowed arteries were used more quickly, a new study said yesterday.
The trousers work by squeezing blood from the legs to widen the narrowed arteries which cause angina.
Angina is the term doctors use to describe chest pain coming from the heart.
We diagnosed and treated a case of Ludwig's angina in a 45-year-old man who had edema of the floor of month and the tongue along with bilateral submandibular sialadenitis and sialolithiasis.