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What is the definition of Angina?

Angina is a type of chest discomfort or pain due to poor blood flow through the blood vessels (coronary vessels) of the heart muscle (myocardium).

There are different types of angina:

  • Stable angina
  • Unstable angina
  • Variant angina

Get medical help right away if you have new, unexplained chest pain or pressure. If you have had angina before, call your health care provider.

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Who are the top Angina Local Doctors?
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Duke Health

Duke Signature Care South Durham

234 Crooked Creek Pkwy 
Durham, NC 27713

Erik Ohman is an Interventional Cardiologist and a Cardiologist in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Ohman has been practicing medicine for over 41 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Angina. He is also highly rated in 20 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Angina, Unstable Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome, and Heart Attack. He is licensed to treat patients in North Carolina. Dr. Ohman is currently accepting new patients.

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Aoba Ku

Sendai, JP 98085

Jun Takahashi is in Sendai, Japan. Takahashi is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Angina. He is also highly rated in 10 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Angina, Coronary Artery Spasm, Vasoconstriction, and Heart Attack.

 
 
 
 
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Aoba Ku

Narita, JP 28601

Hiroaki Shimokawa is in Narita, Japan. Shimokawa is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Angina. He is also highly rated in 26 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Angina, Coronary Artery Spasm, Heart Failure, and Hypertension.

What are the latest Angina Clinical Trials?
The Improving ATTENDance to Cardiac Rehabilitation Trial
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Genomics, Environmental Factors and Social Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease in African-Americans Study (GENE-FORECAST)
What are the Latest Advances for Angina?
Prevention of Cardiovascular Events and Mortality With Icosapent Ethyl in Patients With Prior Myocardial Infarction.
Metabolic risk factors and effect of alirocumab on cardiovascular events after acute coronary syndrome: a post-hoc analysis of the ODYSSEY OUTCOMES randomised controlled trial.
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Impact of Icosapent Ethyl on Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in Patients With Heart Failure in REDUCE-IT.
Who are the sources who wrote this article ?

Published Date : January 27, 2020
Published By : Michael A. Chen, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington Medical School, Seattle, WA. Internal review and update on 06/03/2021 by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

What are the references for this article ?

Boden WE. Angina pectoris and stable ischemic heart disease. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 26th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 62.

Bonaca MP, Sabatine MS. Approach to the patient with chest pain. In: Zipes DP, Libby P, Bonow RO, Mann DL, Tomaselli GF, Braunwald E, eds. Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. 11th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2019:chap 56.

Lange RA, Mukherjee D. Acute coronary syndrome: unstable angina and non-ST elevation myocardial infarction. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil Medicine. 26th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:chap 63.

Morrow DA, de Lemos JA. Stable ischemic heart disease. In: Zipes DP, Libby P, Bonow RO, Mann DL, Tomaselli GF, Braunwald E, eds. Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. 11th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2019:chap 61.