IR & MICROVASCULAR ANGINA

Nagai H et al 1998
The authors treated 10 patients with microvascular angina (MVA)
manifesting angina pectoris, ST segment elevation suggestive of transmural myocardial ischemia, and no epicardial arterial obstruction. … Glucose levels at 30 to 180 min and insulin levels at 90 to 120 min in the MVA group were higher than in the control group. …The MVA patients showed a hyperglycemic and hyperinsulinemic response to oral glucose loading….

 

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