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Epidemiology and pathophysiology of coronary artery disease 

Epidemiology and pathophysiology of coronary artery disease
Chapter:
Epidemiology and pathophysiology of coronary artery disease
Author(s):

Demosthenes G. Katritsis

, Bernard J. Gersh

, and A. John Camm

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199685288.003.0529_update_004

Update:

Sections on aetiology and acute coronary syndromes have been updated.

Updated on 22 September 2016. The previous version of this content can be found here.
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date: 27 May 2020

This chapter presents the epidemiology and pathophysiology of stable ischaemic heart disease and acute coronary syndromes, i.e. unstable angina/non-ST elevation myocardial infarction and ST elevation myocardial infarction.

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