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Stable Angina: Methods, Evidence and Guidance

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Stable Angina: Methods, Evidence and Guidance

Publisher: Royal College of Physicians
Number of pages: 468

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Angina is pain or constricting discomfort that typically occurs in the front of the chest (but may radiate to the neck, shoulders, jaw or arms) and is brought on by physical exertion or emotional stress. It is the main symptomatic manifestation of myocardial ischaemia and is usually caused by obstructive coronary artery disease restricting oxygen delivery to the cardiac myocytes.

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