Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub,
MD, Senior Editor.
To the Editor: In their Clinical Review of
angina with normal coronary arteries,1 Drs
Bugiardini and Bairey Merz discussed patients admitted to emergency departments
complaining of chest pain without significant coronary heart disease (CHD)
that could justify their clinical symptoms. In considering women with positive
myocardial perfusion scans and electrocardiographic changes but normal coronary
arteries, they emphasize that endothelial function may play a key role in
Reyes BJ, Hallak O, Elhabyan AK, Lucas BD, Kasem H. Angina With “Normal” Coronary Arteries. JAMA. 2005;293(20):2468–2469. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.293.20.2468-b
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