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A popular term for severe stenosis of the left anterior descending coronary artery, so named as its acute occlusion is classically associated with sudden death in (married) middle-aged men
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When this type of heart attack, (an ST-elevation myocardial infarction, or STEMI) occurs in the left anterior descending (LAD) artery, it's called a "widowmaker," because it is often fatal.
He explained that it involved a falling out among thieves and an armed robbery "mounted by some very colourful characters down south which went badly wrong and let my imagination do the rest!" He added: "Also what is potentially exciting is that I will be introducing some very interesting new characters like The Widowmaker to the series and naturally I can promise my readers a cliffhanger ending!" "This will be my fourth tour with WHSmith and Saturday's Stirling signing between 11am and 3pmish will be the first on a 21-stop tour that will finish the Sunday before Christmas, so it is a very big undertaking.
He added: "The booklet will feature some of the new characters I will be introducing to the Thoroughgood series, including The Widowmaker, and will provide a strong essence of what readers can expect from the book itself.
While Soldier 76's seems like a potential pick, his inclusion in the playable cast might be similar to Widowmaker as the person is a civilian with no known special qualities.
Other celebrities who attended the event were Charlet Chung and Chloe Hollings, who voice the characters of D Va and Widowmaker in the popular video-game Overwatch.
Blizzard is already giving away a free Sarah Kerrigan skin (before she goes all queen of blades) for Widowmaker so be sure to log into Overwatch and pick that up.
First, remember that what goes up must come down, so while being directly underneath a widowmaker might give you the best vantage point, it is likely the most deadly.
The enemy team's Widowmaker appeared to be taking too many accurate shots.
Widowmaker. Costing as little as 10p, this massively concentrated banger, with 3g of high explosives, could take off a hand or foot.
Their ultimate goal is to win the Widowmaker, the very top race for racers.
As a bonus, players who pre-purchase will receive the special Noire skin for Widowmaker, Overwatch's ice-cold assassin, at launch.