Journal of Clinical and Preventive Cardiology

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

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


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

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11/101, Brahmpuri, Kutchery Road, Ajmer - 305 001, Rajasthan
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Mittal SR. Management options for coronary microvascular dysfunction: Present status and future perspectives.J Clin Prev Cardiol 2016;5:18-24


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Mittal SR. Management options for coronary microvascular dysfunction: Present status and future perspectives. J Clin Prev Cardiol [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Sep 25 ];5:18-24
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