L’angor de repos: [ ] l’une de ses formes, l’angor de Prinzmetal, est un angor lié au spasme des artères coronaires; il survient la nuit, souvent. Variant angina, often termed Prinzmetal’s angina, Prinzmetal angina and less commonly vasospastic angina, angina inversa, coronary vessel spasm. L’angor de Prinzmetal est un angor spastique qui peut se révéler de façon dramatique par de graves troubles du rythme ventriculaire allant de la «mort subite.

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Outline Masquer le plan. The electrocardiogram may show depressions rather than elevations in ST segments but in all diagnosable cases clinical symptoms should be promptly relieved and ECC changes should be promptly reversed by rapidly acting sublingual or intravenous nitroglycerin. The American Journal of Medicine. A collection of writing tools that cover the many facets of English and French grammar, style and usage.

A low prevalence of coronary artery spam in patients with aborted sudden death, normal coronary angiograms and unexplained ventricular fibrillation is described. The diagnosis is made by observing transient ST-segment elevation during the attack of angina. pribzmetal

Variant angina

It usually occurs spontaneously, and unlike typical angina, it nearly always occurs when a person is at rest and does not require physical exertion. One strategy to avoid this development is to schedule nitroglycerin-free periods of between 12 to 14 hours between doses of long-acting nitroglycerin formulations.


Since PVA is not a “demand”- induced symptom, but rather a supply vasospastic abnormality, exercise treadmill stress testing is of no value in the prlnzmetal of PVA.

Related Bing Images Extra: Retrieved 2 April Myron Prinzmetal described a type of angina that differed from the classic cases of Heberden angina in that it commonly occurred in the absence of exercise or exertion.

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Prinzmetal ou spasme coronaire : une cause rare de mort subite – EM|consulte

Typically, these constrictions are fully reversed by rapidly acting nitroglycerin. Endocarditis infective endocarditis Subacute bacterial endocarditis non-infective endocarditis Libman—Sacks endocarditis Nonbacterial thrombotic endocarditis. Patients should address specific medical concerns with their physicians. Klein bE. Smoke cessation significantly reduces the prinzmetap of patient-reported variant angina attacks. Views Read Edit View history.

In contrast to patients with angina pectoris secondary to coronary artery atherosclerosis, people with variant angina are generally younger and have fewer risk factors for coronary artery disease except for smokingwhich is a common and very significant risk factor for prinzmettal types of angina.


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Sufferers usually have repeated episodes of unexplained e. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Some individuals with otherwise typical variant angina may show depressions, rather than elevations in the ST segments prinzmtal their ECGs during angina pain; they may also show new U waves on ECGs during angina attacks.

Individuals with variant angina my have many anbor episodes of symptom-free coronary artery spasm that are associated with poor blood flow to portions of the heart and subsequent irregular and potentially serious heart arrhythmias.

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Coronary Artery Vasospasm C Retrieved from ” https: In which subject field? Cardiac examination of individuals with variant angina is prinmetal normal in the absence of current symptoms. The intake of certain agents have been reported to trigger an attack of variant angina.

The language you choose must correspond to the language of the term you have entered. Treatment of the Kounis syndrome very much differs from that for variant angina.