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Effect of hypertension on the morphology of coronary artery: analysis of 203 cases.
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PMID:  14965836     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the morphological features of the coronary artery visualized in angiography in hypertensive patients. METHODS: A total of 203 patients (including 159 male and 44 female patients aged 29 to 75 years) with suspected coronary artery disease were studied during the period from November 1999 to November 2001. All the patients received clinical examination and selective coronary angiography, and were divided into hypertensive and normotensive groups for comparison. RESULTS: There were 5.7+/-1.2 vascular curves in the hypertensive group, but only 3.1+/-0.8 in normotensive group, showing significant differences between the 2 groups (P<0.01). The bifurcation lesion was found in 34.5% patients in hypertensive group, but in only 23.1% in normotensive group (P<0.01). CONCLUSION: Hypertensive patients have more cardiovascular curves and bifurcation lesions in comparison with normotensive patients.
Xi-li Yang; Jun Chen; Ying-ling Zhou; Wen-hui Huang; Jian-fang Luo; Guang Li
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Di 1 jun yi da xue xue bao = Academic journal of the first medical college of PLA     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1000-2588     ISO Abbreviation:  Di Yi Jun Yi Da Xue Xue Bao     Publication Date:  2004 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-02-17     Completed Date:  2004-06-02     Revised Date:  2006-03-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9426110     Medline TA:  Di Yi Jun Yi Da Xue Xue Bao     Country:  China    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  226-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, First People's Hospital of Foshan, Foshan 528000, China.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Vessels / pathology*
Hypertension / pathology*
Middle Aged

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