Angina Pectoris

Part of the Treatment in Clinical Medicine book series (TC MEDICINE)


Angina pectoris is a symptom complex due to reversible myocardial ischaemia The diagnosis must not be made casually. The symptoms are those of chest pain or tightness which can radiate to either or both arms, throat or back. Pain is brought on by effort or emotion or may occur spontaneously at rest.


Angina Pectoris Unstable Angina Isosorbide Dinitrate Coronary Spasm Isosorbide Mononitrate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Royal InfirmaryGlasgowScotland, UK
  2. 2.Stobhill General HospitalGlasgowScotland, UK

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