angina pectoris


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angina pec·to·ris

 (pĕk′tər-ĭs)
n.
Severe paroxysmal pain in the chest associated with an insufficient supply of blood to the heart.

[New Latin : Latin angina, quinsy + pectoris, genitive of pectus, chest.]

angi′na pec′to•ris

(ˈpɛk tə rɪs)
n.
a sensation of crushing pressure in the chest, usu. at the sternum and sometimes radiating to the back or arm, caused by ischemia of the heart muscle.
[1760–70; < New Latin: angina of the chest]

angina pectoris

A condition characterized by pain in the chest and sometimes the left arm, especially during times of stress or exertion. The cause is inadequate oxygen to the heart, sometimes a result of narrowed coronary arteries.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.angina pectoris - a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heartangina pectoris - a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
Translations
angina pektoris
狭心症

angina pectoris

[ænˈdʒaɪnəˈpɛktərɪs] nangina pectoris
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I have lately been subject to attacks of angina pectoris; and in the ordinary course of things, my physician tells me, I may fairly hope that my life will not be protracted many months.
In 1959, Prinzmetal and colleagues described a new form of angina pectoris that differed sharply from the classical angina and named it a "variant form of angina pectoris".
Nevertheless, 147 of the participants experienced heart attacks or were diagnosed with angina pectoris by 2017.
Patients excluded from the study were those who had previous myocardial infarction, patients with severe valve disease (severe stenosis and/or regurgitation of one or more heart valves), patients with prosthetic valve disease, heart failure (ejection fraction <50), acute coronary syndrome (unstable angina pectoris), hematological disorders, Revascularization procedures (whether percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty or coronary artery bypass grafting [CABG]), congenital heart disease, patients taking digoxin therapy and chronic kidney disease were excluded from the study.
Given such data, it was found that vasospastic angina was present in 921 of 2,251 patients (40.9%) with angina pectoris and 126 of them (13.7%) had untreatable angina, the treatment of such patients involving the use of two different classes of calcium channel blockers, with nitrate and/or Nicorandil (Takagi et al 2013).
A 77-year-old male with well-controlled hypertension presented to our clinic with angina pectoris on exertion.
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In this case, we present a man with a GIST and potential right middle cerebral artery stenosis, who suffered a watershed cerebral infarction following angina pectoris during sleep.
Stroke and angina pectoris have the characteristics of high incidence, high mortality, high morbidity, high recurrence rate, and complications.