17

Dec

2015

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Microvascular Angina - Diagnosis and Treatment

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Overview

Microvascular angina is more common a condition than initially thought and poses major diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Ischaemia triggered by coronary microvascular dysfunction affects subjects with and without coronary artery disease. The coronary microvessels are less responsive to vasodilator agents than the epicardial coronary arteries and this poses yet another difficulty in the management of patients affected by this condition.

Performed By:

Juan Carlos Kaski

Juan Carlos Kaski

Target Audience

  • Consultant cardiologists
  • Cardiologists in training
  • General physicians
  • GPs
  • SpRs

Faculty Biographies

Juan Carlos Kaski

Juan Carlos Kaski

Juan Carlos Kaski is Professor of Cardiovascular Science (Emeritus) at the Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute, St Gorge’s, University of London, and Hon. Consultant Cardiologist at St George’s Hospital and the Royal Brompton Hospital in London, UK.  He is Doctor Honoris Causa of several universities worldwide, a past-President of the International Society of Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy and Fellow of over 30 scientific societies worldwide. JC Kaski has received numerous national and international awards for his research work and both his clinical and educational activities. Professor Kaski is Chairman-elect, European Society of Cardiology Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy, Editor-in-Chief of the European Cardiology Review Journal, Deputy Editor of the European Heart Journal, Co-Editor of the ESC Handbook on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy and editorial board member of JACC and over 20 other scientific journals. Prof Kaski’s research areas include inflammatory and immunological mechanisms of atherosclerosis, microvascular and vasospastic angina, INOCA and MINOCA, biomarkers of cardiovascular risk and management of angina pectoris. He has authored over 600 scientific papers on these topics in peer review journals and edited 10 books.

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