• J. Schara
Conference paper
Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 122)


Coronary heart disease can be defined as an imbalance between oxygen supply to and oxygen demand of the heart muscle. Demand depends on load, whereas supply depends essentially on coronary artery perfusion.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Schara
    • 1
  1. 1.Wuppertal 2Germany

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