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Coronary microcirculation dysfunction in patients with arterial hypertension

Adam Kern12, Jerzy Górny2, Martyna Zaleska3, Olga Możeńska45, Jacek Bil6
DOI: 10.5603/AH.a2018.0003
Arterial Hypertension 2018;22(4):151-155.
  1. Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn
  2. Department of Cardiology, Provincial Specialist Hospital, Olsztyn
  3. I Department of Cardiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw
  4. 1st Department of Cardiology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, Warsaw
  5. Department of Internal Medicine, Hypertension and Angiology, Warsaw Medical University, Warsaw
  6. Department of Invasive Cardiology, Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education, Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Interior and Administration, Warsaw, Poland

open access

Vol 22, No 4 (2018)
Published online: 2018-05-30


The number of articles regarding microcirculation dysfunction in the literature increases. One should bear them in
mind especially in case of patients, who declare typical angina, and in whom during coronary angiography we do
not reveal significant lesions in coronary arteries. Arterial hypertension is one of diseases, which may contribute to
microcirculation dysfunction and vessels remodeling. In this short review, we discuss possible mechanism of abovementioned


The number of articles regarding microcirculation dysfunction in the literature increases. One should bear them in
mind especially in case of patients, who declare typical angina, and in whom during coronary angiography we do
not reveal significant lesions in coronary arteries. Arterial hypertension is one of diseases, which may contribute to
microcirculation dysfunction and vessels remodeling. In this short review, we discuss possible mechanism of abovementioned

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coronary microcirculation dysfunction; remodeling; arterial hypertension

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Vol 22, No 4 (2018)



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Arterial Hypertension 2018;22(4):151-155.


coronary microcirculation dysfunction
arterial hypertension


Adam Kern
Jerzy Górny
Martyna Zaleska
Olga Możeńska
Jacek Bil

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