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Does 7/10 chest-pain& shortness of breath due 2 vasospasm have permanent effects on heart? How& why or why not? Doesnt all ischemia cause cell death?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Coronary spasm?

If this is Prinzmetal's coronary angina, usually this doesn't kill heart cells.
It takes about half an hour of no oxygen. Glad you are in verapamil for it

In brief: Coronary spasm?

If this is Prinzmetal's coronary angina, usually this doesn't kill heart cells.
It takes about half an hour of no oxygen. Glad you are in verapamil for it
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