angina pectoris

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Synonyms for angina pectoris

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


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The basic information of patients whose main diagnoses are labeled as unstable angina pectoris between 2014 and 2016 in a Grade A tertiary hospital of Beijing was collected through the medical record management system.
She adds that for some patients, medications and lifestyle adjustments can help restore some quality of life after a heart attack or in living with unstable angina.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: In this hospital based case-control study, 30 cases of acute myocardial infarction, 30 cases of unstable angina admitted to hospital in Sri Guru Ramdas Institute of Medical Sciences ad Research Hospital and 30 age, sex and haemoglobin matched healthy controls were enrolled.
Over time, increased sophistication in the ability of cardiologists to discern cardiac pathology led to the term NSTEMI; as recently as last year, official cardiology diagnostic guidelines considered unstable angina and NSTEMI virtual twins.
Participants who received vorapaxar were just as likely as the placebo patients to experience at least one of five outcomes: cardiovascular-related death, heart attack, stroke, a new hospitalization for unstable angina, or urgent revascularization.
In unstable angina, small clots form in arteries and interfere with blood flow.
The analysis included 1,628 patients who had definite unstable angina as the cause of their chest pain and hospitalization.
In patients with unstable angina and non-ST segment myocardial infarction treated with aspirin, heparin, and tirofiban, an early invasive strategy with routine angiography and appropriate revascularization has better clinical outcomes, at a relatively minimal increase in cost.
In particular, increased C-reactive protein (CRP) [6] an acute phase reactant, has been associated with unstable angina (1) and unfavorable short- and long-term clinical outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) (2-5).
In particular there is one form of the illness - unstable angina - which can be fatal.
It focuses on the results of a recent evaluation of the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) Unstable Angina Clinical Practice Guideline and other selected studies from the practice guideline literature.
Moderate daily supplements of vitamin C taken by people with coronary artery disease may be effective in improving the function of blood vessels, preventing the chest pains of unstable angina pectoris, and reducing the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to studies by scientists from the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, Corvallis, and Boston (Mass.
Merck officials estimate that if the drug were given to the approximately 1 million Americans hospitalized each year with unstable angina, as many as 40,000 heart attacks and deaths could be prevented.
The drug is one of a new class of medicines that are likely to revolutionize the treatment of unstable angina, an ominous attack of chest pain that is the leading reason for admitting people to coronary care units.