Therapeutic goals in patients with refractory chronic angina.

@article{Cohen2010TherapeuticGI,
  title={Therapeutic goals in patients with refractory chronic angina.},
  author={Mauricio G Cohen and M. Pascual and Benjamin M. Scirica and Erik Magnus Ohman},
  journal={Revista espanola de cardiologia},
  year={2010},
  volume={63 5},
  pages={571-82}
}
Refractory angina presents a major clinical challenge for everyday medical practice. Despite the widespread use of statins and improvements in revascularization techniques, a substantial proportion of patients with preserved left ventricular function and no life-threatening arrhythmias remain symptomatic, with severe debilitating angina. Because the rate of major cardiac events in this population is relatively low, the major aim of therapy should be not only to prolong survival but also to… CONTINUE READING

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