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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 18-24

Management options for coronary microvascular dysfunction: Present status and future perspectives


Department of Cardiology, Mittal Hospital and Research Centre, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

Correspondence Address:
Sita Ram Mittal
11/101, Brahmpuri, Kutchery Road, Ajmer - 305 001, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2250-3528.184011

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Coronary micro vessels are not visible on coronary angiography. These include prearterioles, arterioles, and capillaries. Significant number of patients of angina have coronary microvascular dysfunction alone or in combination with stenosis and/or spasm of epicardial coronary arteries. Its management is challenging. Several different therapeutic options have been tried with variable success. The present review provides overview of the available evidence with various therapeutic modalities for the treatment of microvascular angina.


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