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Syndrome X.
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PMID:  2487799     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The problem of anginalike chest pain with normal coronary arteriographic findings is briefly reviewed. This common clinical presentation (ca. 20% of patients investigated by coronary arteriography) is usually due to noncardiac causes (e.g., thoracic root or esophageal pain) but may represent myocardial ischemia attributable to reduced coronary dilator capacity downstream from the epicardial vessels and of unknown pathogenesis--Syndrome X (? less than 0.1% of such patients).
A H Henderson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiovascular drugs and therapy / sponsored by the International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy     Volume:  3 Suppl 1     ISSN:  0920-3206     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiovasc Drugs Ther     Publication Date:  1989 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-04-03     Completed Date:  1991-04-03     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8712220     Medline TA:  Cardiovasc Drugs Ther     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Angina Pectoris / classification*,  etiology,  radiography
Cardiomyopathies / etiology
Coronary Angiography*
Microcirculation / physiopathology
Terminology as Topic

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