Which factors are involved in the pathophysiology of unstable angina?

Updated: Oct 01, 2020
  • Author: Walter Tan, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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Answer

Factors involved in the pathophysiology of unstable angina include the following:

  • Supply-demand mismatch

  • Plaque disruption or rupture

  • Thrombosis

  • Vasoconstriction

  • Cyclical flow


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