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Evaluation of Anginal Syndromes Using Standard Clinical Procedures

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Angina pectoris is the leading symptom of coronary artery disease: it is described as an acute chest pain, or pressure, or burning; typical angina is characterized by a retrosternal chest discomfort radiating to the left arm, both arms, the right arm, the neck, or the jaw. Medical history and physical examination are essential to establish the clinical likelihood of ischaemic heart disease: clinical findings, together with laboratory and instrumental tests, help in stratifying the patient’s risk and defining the subsequent diagnostic and therapeutic options. In this chapter, we evaluate the standard clinical procedures of anginal syndromes, including acute and chronic coronary syndromes.

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Lio, A., Cacioli, G., Nicolò, F., Musumeci, F. (2023). Evaluation of Anginal Syndromes Using Standard Clinical Procedures. In: Concistrè, G. (eds) Ischemic Heart Disease. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-25879-4_8

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