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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Angina is often the initial manifestation of coronary artery disease (CAD), the most frequent cause of death worldwide today, and has been shown to double the risk of major cardiovascular diseases.
During the meeting, he had an episode of angina and asked for his nitrate spray.
"Angina is a type of chest discomfort caused by poor blood flow through the blood vessels (coronary vessels) of the heart muscle (myocardium)," it also says.
Patients will have less angina and a better quality of life at 6 months, according to investigators from the University of Glasgow.
Under the terms of the agreement, Caladrius acquired the rights to the data set and regulatory filings for the CD34+ cell therapy program for the treatment of refractory angina.
According to the terms of the contract, Caladrius acquired the exclusive global rights to the data set and regulatory filings for the CD34+ cell therapy program for the treatment of refractory angina. In exchange, Shire will receive undisclosed up-front consideration, milestones and a royalty on product sales.
In 1950, Prinzmetal described a new syndrome of chest pain of ischemic origin, which was to be called Prinzmetal or vasospastic angina, whose symptoms are not determined by any regular triggers: exercise, stress, etc.
A diagnosis of chronic stable angina (pain or discomfort in the chest due to a decrease in the flow of blood to an area of the heart) may be followed by depression, according to a study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, Oct.
USING a patient's own stem cells in a non-invasive procedure may help relieve chest pain caused by angina, research suggests.
Section I: Assessing selected variables like age, sex, typical and atypical angina, distribution of valvular lesion in CAD and prevalence of CAD.