coronary disease


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coronary disease

[′kär·ə‚ner·ē di′zēz]
(medicine)
Any condition that reduces the flow of blood to the heart muscles.
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The difference in rates among all of the subgroups was statistically significant, except for those with neither diabetes nor coronary disease and those with diabetes only.
In this study coronary disease patterns were studied in 85,941 women followed from 1980 to 1994.
The researchers studied patients with different severities of coronary disease who had or had not suffered a heart attack.
Bainey says that South Asians make up 17 per cent of the world's population but account for more than 60 per cent of all coronary disease.
All these relative risks were adjusted for baseline differences in age, gender, diabetes, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, family history of coronary disease, and smoking history.
This case is another example of the utility of 64-slice coronary CT to rule out significant coronary disease in a low-risk individual scheduled for cardiac surgery, sparing them additional preoperative invasive procedures.
The study involved coronary disease patients commonly seen in clinical practice, optimally treated with other preventive therapy (aspirin, statins and beta-blockers).
HEART disease kills more women than men and a shocking one in four females in Scotland die of coronary disease each year, according to a new report.
The answer is: These drugs do not wipe out coronary disease.
Beyond those known factors," says Garfein, "there is a huge number of people who have coronary disease without any of these risk factors.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Coronary Disease - Pipeline Review, H2 2012', provides an overview of the Coronary Disease therapeutic pipeline.
Two common variants in the lipoprotein(a) gene have been found to correlate with both plasma lipoprotein levels and the risk of coronary disease, according to Dr.