coronary artery disease

(redirected from Ischaemic heart disease)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

coronary artery disease

n.
Atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries, often leading to angina pectoris or heart attack, and associated with risk factors such as hypertension, smoking, diabetes mellitus, and high levels of LDL cholesterol. Also called coronary heart disease.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coronary artery disease - a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteriescoronary artery disease - a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
This is equivalent to 10 fewer cases of ischaemic heart disease in vegetarians and vegans than in meat eaters per 1,000 people over 10 years.
Compared with the population as a whole, adults with cerebral palsy were specifically 2.6 times more likely to develop heart failure, 5.5 times more likely to have a stroke, 2.2 times more likely to develop asthma, 1.6 times more likely to develop hypertension and 2.3 times more likely to develop ischaemic heart disease.
"Ischaemic heart disease, including heart attack, is one of the leading causes of death worldwide.
Role of Ajwa in the treatment and prevention of ischaemic heart disease. J Pak Med Assoc 2017;67:1954.
Ischaemic heart disease (IHD) remains Scotland's single biggest killer and constitutes the country's single A-biggest health burden.
The dietary habits of 1,950 men aged between 42 and 60 years with no baseline diagnosis of a cardiovascular disease were assessed at the onset the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study, KIHD, in 1984-1989 at the University of Eastern Finland.
Physical inactivity is estimated to be the main cause for 27pc of diabetes and approximately 30pc of ischaemic heart disease.
Physical inactivity is estimated to be the main cause for 27% of diabetes and approximately 30% of ischaemic heart disease burden.
He said physical inactivity was estimated to be the main cause for 27% of diabetes and approximately 30% of ischaemic heart disease burden.
Globally, a third of ischaemic heart disease is attributable to high cholesterol.
This research was part of the ongoing Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD) Study.