Angina Pectoris

Angina is the term for a clinical syndrome with precordial discomfort or pressure in the chest area due to a temporary myocardial ischemia without infarction. It is typically triggered by exercise or psychological stress. At rest or with nitroglycerin sublingual symptoms subside. The diagnosis results from the symptoms, the ECG and from the imaging of the myocardium. Among the treatment options include antiplatelet drugs, nitrates, beta blockers, calcium channel blockers,…

September 3, 2018
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