Coronary Artery

  • (noun): The artery that branches from the aorta to supply blood to the heart.
    Synonyms: arteria coronaria

Some articles on coronary artery, coronary, artery:

Myocardial Infarction - Classification
... based on pathology Transmural associated with atherosclerosis involving a major coronary artery ... myocardial infarction related to ischemia due to a primary coronary event such as plaque erosion and/or rupture, fissuring, or dissection Type 2 – Myocardial infarction secondary to ischemia due to either ... coronary artery spasm, coronary embolism, anaemia, arrhythmias, hypertension, or hypotension Type 3 – Sudden unexpected cardiac death, including cardiac arrest, often ...
Myocardial Infarction - Pathophysiology
... See also Acute coronary syndrome Acute myocardial infarction refers to two subtypes of acute coronary syndrome, namely non-ST-elevated myocardial infarction and ST-elevated myocardial infarction, which are most ... an atherosclerotic plaque in an epicardial coronary artery, which leads to a clotting cascade, sometimes resulting in total occlusion of the artery ... buildup of cholesterol and fibrous tissue in plaques in the wall of arteries (in this case, the coronary arteries), typically over decades ...
List Of Medical Abbreviations: C
... cesarean section CA carcinoma cancer Ca calcium carcinoma cancer CABG coronary artery bypass graft surgery (pronounced "cabbage") CABP coronary artery bypass procedure CAD coronary artery disease CADASIL ... citrullinated peptide CCR cardiocerebral resuscitation CCU coronary care unit critical care unit CD Crohn's disease CDH congenital dislocated hip CDI ...
History Of Invasive And Interventional Cardiology - Catheterization of Humans - Modern Controversies in Interventional Cardiology - Roles of Bypass Surgery and Intracoronary Stents For Coronary Artery Disease
... is the overlapping roles of PCI and coronary artery bypass surgery for individuals with coronary artery disease ... therapy in individuals with coronary artery disease, questions still remain on the best form of therapy in many subgroups of patients ...
List Of Medical Abbreviations: L
... agonist LABBB left anterior bundle branch block LAD left anterior descending (a coronary artery) leukocyte adhesion deficiency left axis deviation (see electrocardiogram ...

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