If patient presents with recent onset exertional angina then:
- up to 1/3 experience symptom remission
- annual mortality is 2-3%
- there is a 90% 8 year survival when angina is mild and stable
Unstable angina has a worse prognosis, 30% suffering myocardial infarction or death within 3 months.
If there is ventricular dysfunction then the mortality is doubled.
Last reviewed 01/2018