angina angina  /æn ˈdʒaɪ nə/


  1. (n) any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain
  2. (n) a heart condition marked by paroxysms of chest pain due to reduced oxygen to the heart

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  1. The nagging chest pains of angina pectoris are a common symptom of coronary artery disease and may serve as early warning of an impending heart attack.
  2. Operations to remove glands at the brain's base and certain nerves adjoining arteries have been successful in curing angina pectoris, the dread disease of the business man.
  3. Raab believes, produces the stabbing spasms of angina.


  • Hospital to offer cardiac rehabilitation program

    Dublin Methodist Hospital has expanded its heart services with the addition of a new Cardiac Rehabilitation program. The program, used at the McConnell Heart Health Center, Grant Medical Center and other OhioHealth locations, will benefit people who have experienced heart disease, angina, a heart attack, coronary artery bypass or heart failure in the Dublin area.
    on August 28, 2013     Source: This Week Dublin


  1. Peterson and Rumsfeld said "It is difficult to assert that a PCI-first strategy should clearly be adopted routinely in patients with stable angina."
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Donald Rumsfeld Source: TopNews

  2. "Paramedics and nurses also are welcome," Cameron said. "We're taking war heroes who are on oxygen, have pacemakers, diabetes, angina and hip replacements. We want to keep everyone safe."
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: David Cameron Source: Royal Oak Daily Tribune

  3. "A study of 406 sudden cardiac death patients indicates that they often have symptoms, especially the typical symptom angina pectoris [chest pain] for as long as 120 minutes before an arrest," said study lead author Dr. Dirk Muller, a...
    on Sep 8, 2006 By: Dirk Muller Source: WFIE-TV

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