coronary heart disease


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coronary heart disease

n
(Pathology) any heart disorder caused by disease of the coronary arteries
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Noun1.coronary heart disease - a heart disease due to an abnormality of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart
coronary occlusion - occlusion of a coronary artery caused either by progressive atherosclerosis or by a blood clot
coronary, coronary thrombosis - obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus)
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
Translations
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coronaropatia
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Women in the highest quartile for light physical activity--more than 5.6 hours per day--had a 32% lower risk of coronary heart disease than those in the lowest quartile of activity, who engaged in less than 3.9 hours per day, after adjusting for factors such as comorbidities, lifestyle, and cardiovascular risk.
Coronary heart disease occurs when your heart's blood supply is blocked or interrupted by a build-up of fatty substances in the arteries.
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The researchers found that the underlying pathoanatomic substrate was comorbid coronary heart disease and cardiomegaly/left ventricular hypertrophy in 82 percent of cardiac cases.
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360,000 people a year are killed by coronary heart disease.
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In this study the input standards include having coronary heart disease or stroke in the studied group, not having coronary heart disease or stroke in the control group, age more than 30 and bleeding intention.
For the study, published in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation, the researchers took women aged between 27-44 and found that women with the highest level of light physical activity were at a 25 per cent lower risk incidence of coronary heart disease.
For subjects whose serum magnesium was categorized as low, there was a 36% higher risk of coronary heart disease mortality and a 54% greater risk of sudden cardiac death in comparison with those who had levels in the middle range.
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