Myron, U.S. cardiologist, 1908-1994. See: Prinzmetal angina.
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In 1959, Prinzmetal and colleagues described a new form of angina pectoris that differed sharply from the classical angina and named it a "variant form of angina pectoris".
In 1950, Prinzmetal described a new syndrome of chest pain of ischemic origin, which was to be called Prinzmetal or vasospastic angina, whose symptoms are not determined by any regular triggers: exercise, stress, etc.
described myriad of disorders causing ST elevation including cardiac causes such as pericarditis, myocarditis, Brugada's syndrome, aortic dissection, Prinzmetal's angina, Takotsubo (stress-induced) cardiomyopathy, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; pulmonary causes such as pulmonary embolism, pneumothorax, and atelectasis; gastrointestinal causes like cholecystitis, pancreatitis; and other conditions like drug induced, hyperkalemia and hemorrhagic cerebrovascular disease [1].
He had previously been diagnosed with arterial hypertension and Prinzmetal angina but was not receiving any regular medications.
Amlodipine, 2-[(2-aminoethoxy)methyl] -4-(2chlorophenyl)-1,4-dihydro-6-methyl-3,5-pyridine dicarboxylic acid- 3-ethyl-5-methyl ester, a calcium channel blocker, is used alone or with benazepril, an angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor, to treat hypertension, chronic stable angina pectoris, and prinzmetal's variant angina [2].
It is used in the management of hypertension, chronic stable angina pectoris, and prinzmetal's variant angina [11].
In addition to priapism, he also had Prinzmetal's angina with history of a myocardial infarction, hypertension, migraine and irritable bowel syndrome.
Tip literaturune Varyant- Vazospastik Anjin-Phnzmetal anjini terimini kazandiran ekipte, seckin bilim adami Prinzmetal'in konu ile ilgili ilk iki yazisinda da Wada'dan sonraki bilim adamidir (1,2).
Transient U wave inversion may occur with ischemia, with a temporary rise in blood pressure in hypertensive patients (4,5,11) during Prinzmetal's variant angina (12) and preceding (3) or during the early stages (12,13) of myocardial infarction.