No. Perhaps only half the patients who have coronary heart disease get angina. The reason for this is not understood. This is why a lot of people who have had a heart attack, and so have coronary heart disease, had no warnings of angina. Sometimes, a person's angina disappears after he has had a heart attack.
So just because a patient has coronary heart disease does not mean that he has angina. Having coronary heart disease does not mean that a person needs angioplasty or heart bypass. He may need tablets.
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