Coronary Artery Spasm: Basic Aspect

Hiroaki Shimokawa

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Despite considerable research effort, the pathogenesis of coronary vasospasm has not yet been fully elucidated. In this chapter we review the general hypothesis of vasospastic coronary artery behavior, present the current experimental models, and discuss potential clinical applications.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPanVascular Medicine, Second Edition
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9783642370786
ISBN (Print)9783642370779
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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