A premenopausal woman with nocturnal angina pectoris and severe, focal, single-vessel coronary artery (left anterior descending) disease was successfully treated with coronary artery bypass surgery. A possible cause of the angina decubitus in this case was redistribution of fluid, with consequent left ventricular failure.
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