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Variant angina pectoris in the elderly

Variant angina pectoris is a kind of spontaneous angina pectoris. In 1959, Prinzmetal and others named ischemic angina pectoris caused by coronary artery spasm "variant angina pectoris", pointing out that the attack of this angina pectoris has nothing to do with activity. The pain occurs in quiet, ST segment rises during the attack, ST segment drops after the attack, and there is no pathological Q wave. The pain is mainly caused by coronary artery spasm, and there are more myocardial infarction and death within half a year.


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