Ischaemic heart disease

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Ischaemic heart disease(coronary heart disease, CHD, Latin morbus ischemicus cordis from other Greek-ἴσχω - "hold, hold back" and αἷμα - "blood") is a pathological condition characterized by absolute or relative disturbance of blood supply to the myocardium due to coronary artery disease.

Classification of ischaemic heart disease

The classification of ischaemic heart disease in clinical forms is used. Each of these forms has an independent significance due to the features of clinical manifestations, prognosis and treatment tactics.

  1. Sudden coronary death (primary heart failure)
    • Sudden coronary death with successful resuscitation
    • Sudden coronary death (death)
  2. Angina pectoris (stenocardia)
    • Exertional angina pectoris
      • The first arising exertional angina pectoris
      • Stable exertional angina pectoris with indication of functional class
    • Unstable аngina pectoris (currently classified by Braunwald)
  1. Vasospastic angina pectoris
  2. Myocardial infarction
  3. Postinfarction cardiosclerosis
  4. Heart rhythm disturbances
  5. Heart failure