"Myocardial Ischemia" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A disorder of cardiac function caused by insufficient blood flow to the muscle tissue of the heart. The decreased blood flow may be due to narrowing of the coronary arteries (CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE), to obstruction by a thrombus (CORONARY THROMBOSIS), or less commonly, to diffuse narrowing of arterioles and other small vessels within the heart. Severe interruption of the blood supply to the myocardial tissue may result in necrosis of cardiac muscle (MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION).
- Myocardial Ischemia
- Ischemia, Myocardial
- Ischemias, Myocardial
- Myocardial Ischemias
- Ischemic Heart Disease
- Heart Disease, Ischemic
- Disease, Ischemic Heart
- Diseases, Ischemic Heart
- Heart Diseases, Ischemic
- Ischemic Heart Diseases
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