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Coronary Disease (Coronary Heart Disease)

An imbalance between myocardial functional requirements and the capacity of the CORONARY VESSELS to supply sufficient blood flow. It is a form of MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA (insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle) caused by a decreased capacity of the coronary vessels.
Also Known As:
Coronary Heart Disease; Coronary Diseases; Coronary Heart Diseases; Disease, Coronary; Disease, Coronary Heart; Diseases, Coronary; Diseases, Coronary Heart; Heart Disease, Coronary; Heart Diseases, Coronary
Networked: 18571 relevant articles (706 outcomes, 3405 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Stroke (Strokes)
2. Myocardial Infarction
3. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
4. Atherosclerosis
5. Neoplasms (Cancer)

Experts

1. Ballantyne, Christie M: 67 articles (08/2015 - 03/2003)
2. Rimm, Eric B: 59 articles (11/2015 - 11/2002)
3. Schaefer, Ernst J: 57 articles (05/2015 - 02/2002)
4. Humphries, Steve E: 56 articles (04/2015 - 04/2002)
5. Hu, Frank B: 49 articles (10/2015 - 04/2002)
6. Kastelein, John J P: 47 articles (08/2015 - 04/2002)
7. Koenig, Wolfgang: 44 articles (12/2015 - 07/2002)
8. Onat, Altan: 41 articles (02/2015 - 11/2002)
9. Whooley, Mary A: 38 articles (07/2015 - 01/2003)
10. Folsom, Aaron R: 37 articles (01/2016 - 02/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Coronary Disease:
1. CholesterolIBA
2. LDL CholesterolIBA
3. Lipoproteins (Lipoprotein)IBA
4. HDL CholesterolIBA
5. atorvastatin (Lipitor)FDA Link
6. Estrogens (Estrogen)FDA Link
7. Simvastatin (Zocor)FDA LinkGeneric
8. CalciumIBA
9. Insulin (Novolin)FDA Link
10. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Coronary Artery Bypass (Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery)
2. Stents
3. Transplants (Transplant)
4. Hormone Replacement Therapy (Therapy, Hormone Replacement)
5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)