Evidence of impaired endothelium-dependent coronary vasodilatation in patients with angina pectoris and normal coronary angiograms.

@article{Egashira1993EvidenceOI,
  title={Evidence of impaired endothelium-dependent coronary vasodilatation in patients with angina pectoris and normal coronary angiograms.},
  author={Kensuke Egashira and Tetsuzi Inou and Yoshitaka Hirooka and Akira Yamada and Yoshitoshi Urabe and Akira Takeshita},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={328 23},
  pages={1659-64}
}
BACKGROUND A group of patients has been described who have chest pain resembling angina and positive exercise tests, but normal coronary angiograms and no coronary-artery spasm. This constellation of features has sometimes been called syndrome X or microvascular angina. We attempted to determine whether endothelium-dependent vasodilatation of the coronary… CONTINUE READING