IN William Heberden’s classic descrip- tion of angina his vivid portrayal of the symptoms of angina pectoris . The recognitioln of anginia pectoris is de-. William Heberden (13 August – 17 May ) was an English physician. Physicians) were papers on chickenpox () and angina pectoris (). His Commentarii de morborum historia et curatione, the result of notes made in his. Variant angina, often termed Prinzmetal’s angina, Prinzmetal angina and less commonly Dr. William Heberden is credited with being the first to describe in a .. idioventricular rhythm · Catecholaminergic polymorphic · Torsades de.

Author: Tygodal Mejin
Country: Anguilla
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Photos
Published (Last): 22 July 2013
Pages: 186
PDF File Size: 3.29 Mb
ePub File Size: 19.95 Mb
ISBN: 231-6-33325-792-9
Downloads: 73563
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Nilkree

George Buchanan Wollaston architect and botanist — William Wollaston MP — Cardiovascular disease heart I00—I52— Walker King Archdeacon of Rochester — Patients complaining of chest pain should be immediately checked for an abnormal electrocardiogram ECG.

Stanley George Buchanan Wollaston — April Learn how and when to remove angjna template message.

This section needs additional citations for verification. Sufferers usually have repeated episodes of unexplained e. Sudden cardiac death Asystole Pulseless electrical activity Sinoatrial arrest.

Heberden’s Angina-Pathophysiology and Treatment.

This contrasts with classical angina which is due to the permanent occlusion of these vessels by atherosclerosis i. William Heberden is credited with being the first to describe in a publication the occurrence of chest pain attacks i. His Commentarii de morborum historia et curationethe result of notes made in his pocket-book at the bedside of his patients, were published in and again in Cardiac fibrosis Heart failure Diastolic heart failure Cardiac asthma Rheumatic fever.

These attacks were triggered by exercise or other forms of exertion and relieved by rest and nitroglycerin. Long-acting nitroglycerins such as isosorbide dinitrate or intermittent use of short-acting nitroglycerin to treat acute symptoms may be added to the calcium channel blocker regimen in individuals responding sub-optimally to the channel blockers.


Susannah Catherine Buller — Archives of Cardiovascular Diseases. Family tree abgina the Angiina family. This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat Please xe improve this article by adding citations angnia reliable sources. They are also tested by ECG which may suggest variant angina if it shows elevations in the ST segment or an elevated ST segment plus a widening of the R wave during symptoms that are triggered by a provocative agent e.

John Earle Raven philosopher — Hheberden changes compatible but not indicative of variant angina include elevations rather than depressions of the ST segment or an elevated ST segment plus a widening of the R wave to create a single, broad QRS complex peak termed the “monophasic curve”. Charles Buchanan Wollaston priest — William Heberden the elder physician — The term vasospastic angina is sometime used to include all of these atypical cases with the more fe cases of variant angina.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

William Heberden

Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Julia Adye Catharine Buchanan — The Royal College of Physicians of London. Some key features of variant angina are chest pain that is concurrently associated with elevations in the ST segment on electrocardiography recordings, that often occurs during the late evening or early morning hours in individuals who are at rest, doing non-strenuous activities, or asleep, and that is not associated with permanent occlusions of their coronary vessels.

Such is the most usual appearance of this disease; but some heberde may be met with. St John’s College, Cambridge. Calcium channel blockers of the dihydropyridine class e. In addition, aspirin should be used with caution and at low doses since at high doses it inhibits the production of the naturally occurring vasodilator, prostacyclin.

George Leonard Jenyns priest and landowner — Smoke cessation significantly reduces the incidence of patient-reported variant angina attacks. Arthur Naylor Wollaston civil servant and author — William Heberden physician — Francis Fauquier governor — Angina pectoris Prinzmetal’s angina Stable angina Acute coronary syndrome Myocardial infarction Unstable angina.


In some inveterate cases it has been brought on by the motion of a horse, or a carriage, and even by swallowing, coughing, going to stool or speaking, or any disturbance of mind. In one or two persons the pain has lasted some hours or even days; but this happened when the complaint has been of long standing, hebetden thoroughly rooted in the constitution; once only the very first attack continued the whole night.

William Heberden on Angina Pectoris, 1772

Henry Francis Wollaston — Bradycardia Sinus bradycardia Sick sinus syndrome Heart block: Molecular, clinical and imaging aspects”. Finally, rare cases may exhibit symptom-free coronary artery spasm that is nonetheless associated with cardiac muscle ischemia i.

Inhe recommended to the College of Physicians the qngina design of the Medical Transactions, in which he proposed to collect together such observations as might have occurred to any of their body, and were likely to illustrate the history or cure of diseases.

Maria Jane Gambier — Full text at Internet Archive archive. Numerous methods are recommended to avoid attacks of variant angina.

Walker King priest — Cardiac examination of individuals with variant angina is usually normal in the absence of current symptoms. Uses authors parameter Infobox medical condition new. Margaret Ermyntrude Buchanan Wollaston — It heverden very frequently extends from the breast to the middle of the left arm.

Back to top