angina at rest

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angina at rest

A type of unstable angina, which may be subacute (class II) or acute (class III).
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The key findings were that 33 patients (39%) with rest angina had increased troponin T concentrations, 10 of these 33 patients progressed to MI, and 5 of the 33 patients died during hospitalization.
Unstable angina usually represents rest angina (usually greater than 20 minutes), new-onset angina (class III or greater), or increasing angina.