Study pinpoints patients with angina risk

06/30/2009 |

U.S. researchers using myocardial perfusion imaging during stress testing found that heart patients suffering from anxiety or clinical depression are a high-risk group for angina. "It is unclear whether these psychosocial factors are truly affecting the anginal response to ischemia or if the increased chest pain burden is causing an intensification in psychosocial distress," the study's senior author said.

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