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  1. Stable Angina | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Stable Angina, NICE recommends that transmyocardial laser revascularisation and percutaneous laser revascularisation for refractory angina pectoris show no efficacy and may pose unac...

  2. Lown-Ganong-Levine Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    In the otherwise healthy person there is probably no other feature but, where the heart and circulation are already compromised, perhaps from coronary heart disease, this can produce angina pector...

  3. Nitrates | Condition Leaflet

    Many people with angina use a short-acting nitrate medicine as required to ease angina pains. Some people take a regular dose of a long-acting nitrate which helps to prevent angina p...

  4. Angina | Condition Leaflet

    Angina, People with frequent angina pains or unstable angina should avoid flying. Some other points about angina Stable angina and unstable angina In most ...

  5. Coronary Angioplasty | Condition Leaflet

    What is angina and what causes it? Angina is a pain that comes from the heart . The usual cause of angina is narrowing of one or more of your heart (coronary) arteries. , ang...

  6. Oesophageal Spasm | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Symptoms [ 2 ] Chest pain: Because the heart and oesophagus are in such close proximity, distinguishing oesophageal pain from cardiac pain can be difficult and oesophageal spasm is often i...

  7. Chest Pain | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    See the separate articles on  Angina Pectoris , Acute Coronary Syndromes and Acute Myocardial Infarction . Psychological treatment may be helpful with some patients.

  8. Eisenmenger's Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Polycythaemia , hyperviscosity syndrome . Angina pectoris . Arrhythmias ( atrial fibrillation / atrial flutter ). Syncope . Sudden death , stroke , transient ischaemic attac...

  9. Flying with Medical Conditions | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Unstable angina. Decompensated congestive cardiac failure. Uncontrolled hypertension. Coronary artery bypass graft within 10 days. , pregnancy patient currently pregnant angin...

  10. Heart Disease and Physical Activity | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of coronary artery events through exercise Any patients who have had a myocardial infarction or episodes of angina should be encouraged t...

  11. Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    The overall incidence of angina in the UK in 2011 was 38 per 100,000 in men and 21 per 100,000 in women. The prevalence is higher in lower socio-economic groups. , angina pectoris...

  12. Physical Training | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Clearly, then a doctor will certify that medication is necessary and used by inhaler for asthma. Angina pectoris and intermittent claudication : Cardiac rehabilitation is e...

  13. Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X) | Condition Leaflet

    Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X), CSX is thought to be a type of angina . Angina is a pain that comes from the heart. The common type of angina is usually...

  14. Obesity in Adults | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Relative increased risk of diseases in obesity Disease Relative risk for women Relative risk for men Type 2 diabetes 12.7 5.2 Hypertension 4.2 ...

  15. Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X) | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X), Synonyms: microvascular angina Microvascular Angina (previously known as Cardiac syndrome X (CSX)) is characterised by angi...

  16. Calcium-channel Blockers | Condition Leaflet

    For example, they are used in the treatment of angina, high blood pressure and Raynaud's phenomenon. What are calcium-channel blockers? Calcium-channel blockers (sometimes called cal...

  17. Dealing with a Heart Attack | Condition Leaflet

    People who have angina are more likely to have a heart attack. Angina happens when the arteries to the heart become narrow and the heart muscle can't get enough blood.

  18. Coronary Artery Spasm | Condition Leaflet

    Coronary artery spasm is sometimes called variant angina or Prinzmetal's angina. Understanding the arteries of the heart   The heart is mainly made of special ...

  19. Acute Coronary Syndrome | Condition Leaflet

    The types of problems range from unstable angina to an actual myocardial infarction. In unstable angina a blood clot causes reduced blood flow but not a total blockage. , acute coron...

  20. Coronary Angiography | Condition Leaflet

    It is mainly used if you have angina, to assess the extent and severity of the angina. It involves a procedure called catheterisation. , angina coronary angiography