1st International Course on
Integrated Biomarkers

Biochemical and Bioimaging Endpoints in Cardiocerebrovascular Diagnosis,
Prevention, Therapy and Drug Development


Biomarkers 2005

To facilitate the dialogue among the multidisciplinary scientists, definition of the acronyms and of more specialized terms have been reported. Every amendment is welcome.

Andrea P. Peracino
Stefano Bellosta
Nicola Ferri
Riccardo Roggeri

Angina pectoris (chest pain): A type of pain usually described as choking, squeezing, or suffocating, usually present in the chest, throat, jaw, shoulders, arms or elbows. Most commonly associated with blockage of the heart arteries. adj: Stable AnginaAngina , Unstable Angina

chest pain is a symptom of a number of serious conditions and is generally considered a medical emergency. The nature of the pain and the circumstances of it appearance together the medical examination and semeyotic should distinguish angina, the pain of myocardial infarction, the pain associated with a dissecting aneurysm, a pleuric pain, a chest trauma, and other clincal situations


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