Coronary Artery Vasospasm

Known as: CORONARY SPASM, CORONARY ARTERY SPASM, SPASM CORONARY ARTERY 
Sudden coronary artery smooth muscle contraction leading to lumen constriction and decreased blood flow.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Spontaneous coronary artery dissection (SCAD) is an acute coronary event of uncertain origin. Clinical features and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of electrocardiographically gated 64-multidetector… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Cardiovascular disease, the major cause of death in post-menopausal women, can be reduced by re-placement of ovarian steroid… (More)
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Review
1996
Review
1996
BACKGROUND Coronary thrombosis has been reported to occur most frequently in lipid-rich plaques with rupture of a thin fibrous… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Coronary calcium identified by electron-beam computed tomography (EBCT) correlates poorly with luminal atherosclerotic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Acetylcholine is believed to dilate normal blood vessels by promoting the release of a vasorelaxant substance from the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
We injected acetylcholine (ACh), the neurotransmitter of the parasympathetic nervous system, into the coronary arteries of 28… (More)
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
The nature of the pathologic lesion in sudden cardiac ischemic death is in dispute. Among 100 subjects who died of ischemic heart… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
To define the prevalence of total coronary occlusion in the hours after transmural myocardial infarction, we used coronary… (More)
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