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*  Myocardial infarction complications
If diagnostic coronary angiography does not reveal a culprit blockage that is the cause of the cardiogenic shock, the prognosis ... A myocardial infarction may compromise the function of the heart as a pump for the circulation, a state called heart failure. ... Should We Emergently Revascularize Occluded Coronaries for Cardiogenic Shock". N Engl J Med. 341 (9): 625-34. doi:10.1056/ ... which may occur in the domain of another atherosclerotic coronary artery, or in the same zone if there are any live cells left ...
*  Endoscopic vessel harvesting
The success of coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) may be influenced by the quality of the conduit and how it is ... in Circulation. As mentioned above, the success of CABG surgery may be influenced by the quality of the "conduit" vessel and ... was published in Circulation supporting the use of endoscopic vessel harvesting in cardiac surgery. The study compared more ... The harvested blood vessel used in coronary artery bypass graft surgery must be free from damage to ensure proper long-term ...
*  Coronary artery bypass surgery
External support may be placed on the vein prior to grafting into the coronary circulation of the patient. LITA grafts are ... March 5, 2009). "Percutaneous Coronary Intervention versus Coronary-Artery Bypass Grafting for Severe Coronary Artery Disease ... Left main coronary artery obstruction requires two bypasses, one to the LAD and one to the LCX. A coronary artery may be ... Glenn, WW (April 1972). "Some reflections on the coronary bypass operation". Circulation. 45 (4): 869-77. doi:10.1161/01.CIR. ...
*  Percutaneous coronary intervention
Dotter CT, Judkins MP (November 1964). "Transluminal treatment of arteriosclerotic obstruction". Circulation. 30 (5): 654-70. ... Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a non-surgical procedure used to treat narrowing (stenosis) of the coronary ... Coronary angioplasty, also known as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), because it is done through the skin ... 2012). "Percutaneous coronary intervention versus optimal medical therapy in stable coronary artery disease: a systematic ...
*  Electrocardiography in myocardial infarction
Acute Coronary Syndromes". Circulation. 112 (24_suppl): IV-89-IV-110. 2005. doi:10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.105.166561. PMID ... Management of Acute Coronary Syndromes. p. 175. New Jersey: Humana Press, 1999. ISBN 0-89603-552-2. Selker HP, Zalenski RJ, ... Smith SW, Whitwam W (February 2006). "Acute coronary syndromes". Emerg. Med. Clin. North Am. 24 (1): 53-89, vi. doi:10.1016/j. ... Electrocardiography in suspected myocardial infarction has the main purpose of detecting ischemia or acute coronary injury in ...
*  Coronary circulation
Anterior view of coronary circulation Posterior view of coronary circulation Illustration of coronary arteries The human heart ... Coronary circulation is the circulation of blood in the blood vessels of the heart muscle (myocardium). Coronary arteries ... The following are the named branches of the coronary circulation in a right-dominant heart: Aorta Left coronary artery / Left ... If the posterior descending artery is supplied by the right coronary artery (RCA), then the coronary circulation can be ...
*  Cardiac contractility modulation
Marcus, Melvin L. (1983). The Coronary Circulation in Health and Disease. McGraw Hill. ISBN 978-0070402935. Butter, C.; et al ...
*  Circumflex branch of left coronary artery
See Coronary circulation for description of dominance.) Cardiac vessels Human heart with coronary arteries Heart coronary ... It follows the left part of the coronary sulcus, running first to the left and then to the right, reaching nearly as far as the ... The circumflex artery curves to the left around the heart within the coronary sulcus, giving rise to one or more left marginal ... The "LCX", or left circumflex artery (or circumflex artery, or circumflex branch of the left coronary artery) is an artery of ...
*  Smallest cardiac veins
Wearn, JT (1941). "Morphological and functional alterations of the coronary circulation". Bulletin of the New York Academy of ... Blake, HA; Manion, WC; Mattingly, TW; Baroldi, G (1964). "Coronary artery anomalies". Circulation. 30: 927-40. doi:10.1161/01. ... and into the coronary sinus. The coronary sinus empties into the right atrium. The thebesian venous network is considered an ... Pratt, FH (1898). "The nutrition of the heart through the vessels of Thebesius and the coronary veins" (PDF). American Journal ...
*  Atrioventricular nodal branch
Coronary circulation Sow ML, Ndoye JM, Lo EA. The artery of the atrioventricular node: an anatomic study based on 38 injection- ... Most frequently (in over 80% of humans) it arises as a distal branch from the right coronary artery near the crux of the heart ... In some people, the atrioventricular node instead receives blood from the circumflex branch of the left coronary artery, ... otherwise known as the left circumflex coronary artery or LCX. Very rarely, in approximately 2% of people, the vascular supply ...
*  Adam Christian Thebesius
Thebesius is known for his studies of coronary circulation. In his 1708 graduate thesis, De circulo sangunis in corde (On the ... Thebesian valve: The valve of the coronary sinus. Mettenleiter, A (2001). "Adam Christian Thebesius (1686-1732) and the ... Circulation of the Blood in the Heart), he described the tiny cardiac venous tributaries that drain directly into the cardiac ...
*  Common ostrich
Bezuidenhout, A. J. (1984). "The coronary circulation of the heart of the ostrich (Struthio camelus)". Journal of Anatomy. 138 ... The coronary arteries start in the right and left aortic sinus and provide blood to the heart muscle in a similar fashion to ... The blood supply by the coronary arteries are fashioned starting as a large branch over the surface of the heart. It then moves ... The deep branches of the coronary arteries found within the heart tissue are small and supply the interventricular and right ...
*  Commentary on Anatomy in Avicenna's Canon
He also first described the presence and function of the coronary circulation. - Circulation Research When he (Ibn al-Nafis) ... It contains the earliest descriptions of the coronary circulation and pulmonary circulation systems. The manuscript was ... "Michael Servetus (1511-1553): Physician and heretic who described the pulmonary circulation". International Journal of ... the pulmonary circulation, and the Islamic Golden Age". Journal of Applied Physiology. 105 (6). doi:10.1152/japplphysiol. ...
*  Anomalous aortic origin of a coronary artery
The goal of surgical therapy is establishment of a physiologic bi-coronary circulation. Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society ... "Anomalous origin of right coronary artery from pulmonary artery with aneurysmal coronary arteries". Cor et Vasa. doi:10.1016/j. ... The AAOCA is a rare birth defect in the heart that occurs when a coronary artery arises from the wrong location on the main ... Anomalous origin of the right coronary artery originating from the pulmonary trunk (ARCAPA) is a rare but potentially fatal ...
*  Adiponectin
"Effect of weight loss on coronary circulation and adiponectin levels in obese women". International Journal of Cardiology. 134 ... However, coronary artery disease has been found to be positively associated with high molecular weight adiponectin, but not ... "Adiponectin isoforms in elderly patients with or without coronary artery disease". Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. ...
*  Nicorandil
"Nitric oxide activity is deficient in spasm arteries of patients with coronary spastic angina". Circulation. 94 (3): 266-71. ... "Effects of intravenous nicorandil on coronary circulation in humans: plasma concentration and action mechanism". Journal of ... Overall, this leads to relaxation of the smooth muscle and coronary vasodilation. The effect of nicorandil as a vasodilator is ... Lower levels of nitric oxide are present in spastic coronary arteries. L-type calcium channel expression increases in spastic ...
*  Nicholas Kounis
Elevation of plasma histamine concentration in the coronary circulation in patients with variant angina. Am J Cardiol 1996;77: ... coronary heart disease] including patients with drug eluting coronary stents". He received his MD and PhD from Athens Medical ... "Coronary Artery Stents" Kounis NG, Kounis GN, Kouni SN. N Engl J Med 2006; 354: 2076-8 "Drug-eluting stent thrombosis: the ... His description of Kounis syndrome, denoting for the first time a hypersensitivity blow up inside the coronary, cerebral and ...
*  Passive smoking
2001). "Acute effects of passive smoking on the coronary circulation in healthy young adults". JAMA. 286 (4): 436-41. doi: ... He, J; Vupputuri, S; Allen, K; Prerost, MR; Hughes, J; Whelton, PK (25 March 1999). "Passive smoking and the risk of coronary ... Some scientists believe that the risk of passive smoking, in particular the risk of developing coronary heart diseases, may ... Enstrom, JE; Kabat, GC (March 2006). "Environmental tobacco smoke and coronary heart disease mortality in the United States--a ...
*  NLN (gene)
Ertl G, Bauer B, Becker HH, Rose G (April 1993). "Effects of neurotensin and neuropeptide Y on coronary circulation and ... "Carboxypeptidase B and other kininases of the rat coronary and mesenteric arterial bed perfusates". American Journal of ...
*  Aortic stenosis
The association of heart valve diseases with a dominant left coronary circulation - European Heart Journal, 2009; 30:682 Morris ... showed that different coronary anatomy is associated with different valve diseases. Research is ongoing to see if different ... Innasimuthu A L, Morris G, Rao G K, Perry R A; Left Dominant Coronary arterial system and Aortic stenosis: an association, ... Eventually, however, the heart muscle will require more blood supply at rest than can be supplied by the coronary artery ...
*  Autoregulation
In this way, the same flow through the coronary circulation is maintained over a range of pressures. This part of coronary ... If a sufficient flow of oxygen is met and the resistance in the coronary circulation rises (perhaps due to vasoconstriction), ... the coronary circulation is auto regulated so that the heart receives the right flow of blood & hence sufficient supply of ... The slope of a CBF (coronary blood flow) vs. CPP graph gives 1/Resistance. Regulation of renal blood flow is important to ...
*  Phlobaphene
... s from hawthorn fruits (Fructus Crataegi) may have a specific action on the coronary circulation[citation needed]. ...
*  Technetium (99mTc) sestamibi
"Effect of nitroglycerin on the coronary circulation in patients with coronary artery disease or increased left ventricular work ... the count activity increases at 60 minutes compared with 5-minute images when critical narrowing of coronary arteries is ... while stress images provide evidence of coronary artery (ischemia) disease. Consequently, comparing these two images has led to ... disease detection and to results which fail to match results seen when the arteries of the heart are looked at using coronary ...
*  History of invasive and interventional cardiology
Dotter CT, Frische LH (1958). "Visualization of the coronary circulation by occlusion aortography: a practical method". ... Gruentzig performed coronary angioplasties in 169 patients in Zurich, while teaching the practice of coronary angioplasty to a ... RITA Investigators (1993). "Coronary angioplasty versus coronary artery bypass surgery: the Randomized Intervention Treatment ... double-blind trial on a slow-release paclitaxel-eluting stent for de novo coronary lesions". Circulation. 107 (1): 38-42. doi: ...
*  Coronary arteries
The coronary arteries are the arteries of the coronary circulation that transport blood into and out of the cardiac muscle. ... The right coronary artery, originates from above the right cusp of the aortic valve. It travels down the right coronary sulcus ... Coronary artery bypass surgery can be performed to bypass the blockages. The coronary arteries can constrict as a response to ... They are mainly composed of the left and right coronary arteries both of which give off branches. The left coronary artery, ...
*  Atrioventricular node
This is associated with the dominance of the coronary artery circulation. In right-dominant individuals the blood supply is ... The AV node lies at the lower back section of the interatrial septum near the opening of the coronary sinus, which conducts the ... The origin of this artery is most commonly (about 90% of hearts) a branch of the right coronary artery, with the remainder ... the coronary sinus, and the membranous part of the interatrial septum. The blood supply of the AV node is from the ...
*  Blalock-Taussig shunt
This is done to avoid the reduced diastolic blood flow in the coronary circulation associated with the Blalock-Taussig shunt. ...