What is angina and how is it treated?

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Angina (chest pain) is commonly caused by blocked arteries as a result of cholesterol.

But it’s not always that simple, so in this episode we ask researcher, Associate Professor Rosanna Tavella, common questions about angina (chest pain).

We learn about:

  • what angina is
  • what causes angina
  • how is angina diagnosed and treated


About the researcher

Associate Professor Rosanna Tavella is a Clinical Data Manager with the Central Adelaide Local Health Network (CALHN) of SA Health.

She has been responsible for establishing a data infrastructure to enable more effective monitoring of cardiac outcomes, and to provide benchmarking of cardiac clinical care in South Australia.


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