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  1. Coronary Artery Calcium Score | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Coronary Artery Calcium Score, Coronary artery disease is still a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Many acute cardiac events occur in previously asympto...

  2. Coronary Artery Vasospasm | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Coronary Artery Vasospasm, Many patients with coronary artery spasm also have obstructive coronary artery disease. Investigations FBC, renal fu...

  3. Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting, The patients in this study had left main coronary artery disease, triple vessel disease or both. The researchers augmented the SYNT...

  4. Coronary Revascularisation | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Coronary Revascularisation, Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) : this is generally for patients with isolated coronary artery disease. See separate Percutaneous Coronary...

  5. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Percutaneous Coronary Intervention, Overall, PCI treatment for non-acute coronary artery disease has shown no evidence of an effect on death or MI when compared with medical therapy ...

  6. Coronary Artery Spasm | Condition Leaflet

    Coronary Artery Spasm, What are the causes of coronary artery spasm? Coronary artery spasm often occurs in coronary arteries ...

  7. Acute Coronary Syndrome | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Acute Coronary Syndrome, Consider non-atherosclerotic causes in younger patients or if there is no evidence of atherosclerosis: coronary emboli from sources such as an infected cardiac valve,...

  8. Transposition of the Great Arteries | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Transposition of the Great Arteries, These include: Neopulmonary stenosis Neoaortic regurgitation Neoaortic root dilatation Coronary artery disease Anywhere betw...

  9. Coronary Angiography | Condition Leaflet

    Coronary Angiography, For example, if the narrowing is mild and does not need surgery; or, if the narrowing is severe and you should have a coronary artery bypass graft or ...

  10. Coronary Angioplasty | Condition Leaflet

    Coronary Angioplasty, The heart (coronary) arteries take blood to the heart muscle. The coronary arteries are the first arteries to branch off the aorta. ,...

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

    Heart Disease and Physical Activity, There is no clear consensus on the basis of trial data as to the optimal duration, frequency and type of exercise in primary or secondary prevention of ...

  12. Kawasaki Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Kawasaki Disease, Follow-up echocardiography is useful in determining whether or not there have been any coronary artery complications. Percutaneous coronary int...

  13. Peripheral Arterial Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Peripheral Arterial Disease, Presentation A full cardiovascular history and examination are essential and should include assessment for coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular ...

  14. Nuclear Cardiology and Other Cardiac Scans | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    As part of an investigation strategy in patients with a lower risk of coronary artery disease (based on risk factor calculations) in the prediction of likely future cardiac events, as a less invasive ...

  15. Acute Coronary Syndrome | Condition Leaflet

    Acute Coronary Syndrome, Like any other muscle, the heart muscle needs a good blood supply. The coronary arteries take blood to the heart muscle. The main coronary ...

  16. Heart in Systemic Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Heart in Systemic Disease, Anderson-Fabry disease : arrhythmias, coronary artery disease, heart failure. Nutrition: Malnutrition : dilated cardiomyopathy, hea...

  17. Cardiac-type Chest Pain Presenting in Primary Care | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance recommends that the sequence of imaging tests be determined by the patient's risk of coronary artery disease. The pre-tes...

  18. Tricuspid Valve Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Tricuspid Valve Disease, Echocardiography: to detect and quantify tricuspid stenosis and for assessment of the dimensions of cardiac chambers, determination of right ventricular and pulmonary...

  19. Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease | PatientPlus (Professional) Article

    Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Should be considered for others with coronary artery disease, especially if the blood pressure is not below the target of less than 130 mm Hg sy...

  20. Exercise Tolerance Testing | Condition Leaflet

    The ETT can be used to investigate coronary heart disease (sometimes called coronary artery disease). This disease is due to narrowing of the coronary arteries.