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Indb 27 3/6/09 10:56:52 AM 28 Forensic Cardiovascular Medicine peripheral arterial system than in the coronary arteries. Atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries involves a complexity of inflammatory and fibroproliferative changes in response to injury. The inciting injury as yet has not been fully defined and is believed to be inflammatory in nature. Responsible factors are of mechanical and genetic origin and are closely tied to the deposition or imbibition of circulating atherogenic lipoproteins within the arterial intima and the subsequent pathologic response in the medial layer containing smooth muscle.

Vasospastic angina can occur under the influence of excess emotional or physical stress with far less severe lesions, and may also occur in patients with normal coronary arteries. Coronary arterial vasospasm is also seen in patients with Prinzmetal’s angina, which often occurs at rest, and in patients with either normal coronary arteries or varying degrees of focal stenosis. An ECG taken during these episodes of Prinzmetal’s angina reveals S-T segment elevation compatible with acute current of injury, and is normal when these episodes of chest pain are not present.

This is usually described as a sensation of being short of breath (breathlessness), generally on performing certain physical activities, including simple walking beyond a specific distance, walking up one or more flights of stairs or carrying heavy packages. In most cases an obstruction of 75% or greater is present in one or more major coronary arteries or branch vessels. Vasospastic angina can occur under the influence of excess emotional or physical stress with far less severe lesions, and may also occur in patients with normal coronary arteries.

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