Relationship among depression scores, beta-endorphin, and angina pectoris during exercise in patients with coronary artery disease.

@article{Krittayaphong1996RelationshipAD,
  title={Relationship among depression scores, beta-endorphin, and angina pectoris during exercise in patients with coronary artery disease.},
  author={Rungroj Krittayaphong and Kathleen C. Light and Robert N. Golden and Jerry B Finkel and David S. Sheps},
  journal={The Clinical journal of pain},
  year={1996},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={126-33}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the relationship between depression scores and (1) anginal indices during exercise including time to onset of angina, duration of angina, and severity of angina and (2) beta-endorphin at rest and in response to exercise. DESIGN Prospective clinical trial. SETTING Tertiary-care university hospital. PATIENTS Fifty-eight patients with documented coronary artery disease and exercise-induced ischemia. OUTCOME MEASURES Anginal indices during exercise (time to onset of… CONTINUE READING
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