coronary thrombosis


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coronary thrombosis

a condition of interrupted blood flow to the heart due to a blood clot in a coronary artery, usually as a consequence of atherosclerosis: characterized by intense pain

coronary thrombosis

[′kär·ə‚ner·ē thräm′bō·səs]
(medicine)
Formation of a thrombus in a coronary artery.
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Alprazolam's protective effect does not result solely from its mood-calming capacilities, he maintains, citing studies at the University of Texas Southern Medical Center in Dallas, in which aspirin combined with the sedative diazepam (Valium) did not ward off coronary thrombosis in patients recovering from heart attacks.
Novello, who died in 1951 from a coronary thrombosis, lives on through the Ivor Novello Awards - 'The Ivors'.
Mrs Bowe had been staying overnight in Highbury Avenue, Middlesbrough, and had surgery to her hip, but died two days later of coronary thrombosis - a blockage in the main artery.
Her father contracted lung cancer and died the following year of a coronary thrombosis, probably precipitated by his operation.
The 60-year-old's death certificate says she died from coronary thrombosis - a blood clot in the heart.
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Shipman, the jury were told, certified the cause of death as coronary thrombosis and ischaemic heart disease.
Pathologist Dr Iain West told an inquest in London on Friday the cause of death was coronary thrombosis, caused by a blood clot in an artery.
GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Coronary Thrombosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2011," provides data on the Coronary Thrombosis clinical trial scenario.
Atherosclerotic plaque rupture and subsequent coronary thrombosis are the main reasons for acute coronary syndromes.
In 1952, a funeral was held at Windsor Castle for Britain's King George VI, who had died nine days earlier from coronary thrombosis in his sleep at the age of 56.
Read the full report: Coronary Thrombosis Global Clinical Trials Review, H2, 2014 https://www.