angina at rest

angina at rest

A type of unstable angina, which may be subacute (class II) or acute (class III).
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If the obstruction reaches 90 percent, you will experience angina at rest.
It is also characterized by features of Braunwald's clinical classification of unstable angina/non-ST elevation MI, which includes new onset of severe angina or accelerated angina, no rest pain (class I), angina at rest within past month but not within 48 hours (class II), and angina at rest within 48 hours (class III).
His angina complaints increased during the time, and in past 2-3 months he had angina at rest, and used nitro-glycerine spray every day.
Patients with angina at rest within past month but not within preceding 48h were subacute class II angina, angina at rest within 48h were acute class III angina, chest pain of primarily cardiac origin were class B angina and patients without medication were in class 1 and with medication were in class 2.
However, our research found that women with CCS Class IV angina, which means they are unable to perform any activity without symptoms and even suffer angina at rest, are significantly more likely to develop severe CAD than men with the same condition," Kreatsoulas added.
He stressed that late PCI remains clearly indicated in the highest-risk post-MI patients deliberately excluded from OAT, including those with angina at rest, severe heart failure, or triple-vessel disease.
POPULATION STUDIED The investigators enrolled 2220 patients presenting with prolonged or recurrent angina at rest or with minimal effort, or with an accelerating pattern of angina.
It is an important clinical entity because it may be the cause of angina at rest or during exercise and acute myocardial infarction.
Twenty-seven percent had had a heart attack within the past month, and 84 percent had angina at rest or during only mild activity.