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Unstable angina

Summary of Unstable angina
Unstable angina is a type of angina pectoris that is unpredictable. It is also classified as a type of acute coronary syndrome. Unstable angina is chest pain that occurs at rest and can be relieved by nitroglycerin. Unstable angina is commonly due to thrombosis with incomplete coronary artery occlusion; +/− ST depression and/or T-wave inversion on ECG but no cardiac biomarker elevation (unlike NSTEMI).  




Cardiovascular system

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Unstable angina


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Unstable angina

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USMLE® Step 2 style questions USMLE

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 A 56-year-old man with long-standing hypertension and a 20-year history of type 2 diabetes mellitus undergoes a coronary angiogram after an episode of unstable angina. Angiogram reveals stenotic lesions greater than 75% in the proximal left anterior descending artery and left circumflex artery. His coronary vasculature is right-dominant. The surgeon determines that the patient has a high cardiovascular risk and is eligible for a coronary artery bypass graft. During the procedure, the surgeon detaches a vessel from the chest and creates which of the following connections?  

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