coronary failure


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coronary failure

[′kär·ə‚ner·ē ′fāl·yər]
(medicine)
Prolonged precordial pain or discomfort without conventional evidence of myocardial infarction; subendocardial ischemia caused by a disparity between coronary blood flow and myocardial needs; this condition is more commonly referred to as coronary artery insufficiency.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Charlie Greenwood had a seven-hour double bypass after he went into sudden coronary failure.
The man, travelling from Fishguard in Wales to Rosslare in Wexford on the Stella Lynx on Wednesday, suffered coronary failure halfway through the crossing.
A source said: "Some kind of coronary failure or defect is probable even though there is no history of such problems."