Treatment of refractory angina in patients not suitable for revascularization

  title={Treatment of refractory angina in patients not suitable for revascularization},
  author={Timothy D. Henry and Daniel Satran and Etienne Marc Jolicoeur},
  journal={Nature Reviews Cardiology},
A growing number of patients, particularly those with advanced, chronic coronary artery disease, experience symptoms of angina that are refractory to treatment with β-blockers, calcium-channel blockers, and long-acting nitrates, despite revascularization. The management of patients with refractory angina who are unsuitable for further revascularization is strikingly different across the world, and is contingent on local resources and available expertise. Mortality in this patient population has… CONTINUE READING
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