angina scale

an·gi·na scale

(an'ji-nă skāl)
A four-part scale used to describe the severity of angina (1+ = mild, to 4+ = severe).
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1% of patients with no prior revascularization were categorized as having class III or IV angina, the two most severe classifications as defined by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, whose angina scale is an accepted tool for measuring the severity of chest pain.
Prior to treatment, 80% of the patients studied were categorized as having Class III or IV angina, the two most severe classifications as defined by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society, whose angina scale is an accepted tool for measuring the severity of chest pain.