Pathophysiology of Angina Pectoris

  • Robert Charlier
Part of the Handbuch der experimentellen Pharmakologie / Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology book series (HEP, volume 31)


An extensive amount of fundamental and clinical works have been devoted to the patho-physiological mechanisms which underly the anginal attack. Many conflicting opinions have been put forward since 1809 when Allen Burns correlated anginal pain and coronary sclerosis and suggested that precordial pain is due to myocardial ischaemia, rather to relative inadaptation of myocardial irrigation to cardiac work.


Coronary Flow Myocardial Oxygen Consumption Oxygen Requirement Atrial Pace Stroke Work 
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© Springer-Verlag/Berlin · Heidelberg 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Charlier
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    • 2
  1. 1.LABAZ Research CenterBelgium
  2. 2.Faculty of MedicineUniversity of LiegeBelgium

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