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Mechanism of Pain in Angina Pectoris

Angina can be defined in pathophysiological terms as a pain with cardiac origins, resulting from O2 deficit at the myocardial level. Atherosclerosis is by affecting and reducing the diameter of the coronary arteries, the most common cause of myocardial ischemia. A patient with atherosclerotic lesion (stenosis) which reduces at least 50% arterial diameter has significantly […]


February 3, 2015, Stable Angina
Stable Angina Pectoris – Lifestyle Changes

General principles of treatment of stable angina pectoris are represented by the need to reduce the frequency of myocardial ischemia and angina manifestations in order to increase quality of life, as well as preventive measures to control the cardiovascular risk factors and halt the progression of coronary atherosclerosis. These objectives can be achieved through the […]


February 1, 2015, Stable Angina
Angina Pectoris – Strategies for Protecting the Heart

Pectoral angina is a pain of the heart which does not receive enough blood, oxygen, in order to activate the pump function. Pectoral angina is not a disease but a symptom of an underlying disease, usually coronary disease which fits in the pathology of ischemic heart disease. Basically on a coronary which is the vessel […]


April 6, 2014, Stable Angina
Angina Pectoris Characters – Chest Pain

Angina pectoris is defined as pain (discomfort), located most often retrosternal that has relatively specific characters, precipitated of physical effort and relieved by rest or sublingual nitroglycerin. Characteristics of angina Location: typical retrosternal, rarely precordial, epigastric, interscapular – spinal or just in the irradiation zone; Irradiation: the most common are at the level of the […]


April 6, 2014, CAD Stable Angina