• (noun): Obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus).
    Synonyms: coronary thrombosis
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on coronary:

Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase - Clinical Significance
... The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) and the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) studies both associated SNPs in the sEH coding region with coronary heart disease ... R287Q was associated with coronary artery calcification in African American population participating in the CARDIA study ... is associated with the risk of developing coronary heart disease in Caucasians participating in the ARIC study, where it was also associated with a higher risk of hypertension ...
Myocardial Infarction - Pathophysiology
... See also Acute coronary syndrome Acute myocardial infarction refers to two subtypes of acute coronary syndrome, namely non-ST-elevated myocardial infarction and ST-elevated myocardial infarction, which are most ... an atherosclerotic plaque in an epicardial coronary artery, which leads to a clotting cascade, sometimes resulting in total occlusion of the artery ... in plaques in the wall of arteries (in this case, the coronary arteries), typically over decades ...
Saint Thomas Heart
... In 2008, Saint Thomas Heart was ranked #1 in Tennessee for Coronary Interventional Procedures by HealthGrades ... also received five-star ratings for the treatment of heart failure and atrial fibrillation, coronary interventional procedures and coronary services ... Saint Thomas Heart was also ranked among the top 5% in the nation for coronary interventions and the top 10% in the nation for cardiology services ...
... patients from 29 hospitals in Sweden at which coronary angiography and PCI (percutaneous coronary interventions) are performed ... All consecutive patients undergoing coronary angiography or PCI in Sweden are registered in this database which provides a unique opportunity for prospective observational studies ...
Coronary Steal
... Coronary steal (with its symptoms termed cardiac steal syndrome) is a phenomenon where an alteration of circulation patterns lead to a reduction in the blood ... It is caused when there is narrowing of the coronary arteries and a coronary vasodilator is used - "stealing" blood away from those parts of the heart ... This happens as a result of the narrowed coronary arteries being always maximally dilated to compensate for the decreased upstream blood supply ...

More definitions of "coronary":

  • (adj): Surrounding like a crown (especially of the blood vessels surrounding the heart).
    Example: "Coronary arteries"

Famous quotes containing the word coronary:

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