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Diastolic blood flow through the coronary arteries depends on the pressure difference between the coronary ostia and the coronary sinus.

Thus, ischaemic heart disease may caused by:

  • low aortic pressure caused by haemorrhage, shock or aortic stenosis
  • high right atrial pressure caused by tricuspid regurgitation
  • left sided heart failure

Last reviewed 01/2018

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