Pathophysiology of Angina Pectoris
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.
KeywordsCoronary Flow Myocardial Oxygen Consumption Oxygen Requirement Atrial Pace Stroke Work
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.