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Coronary steal is a phenomenon where an alteration of circulation patterns leads to a reduction in the blood flow directed to the coronary circulation. It is caused when there is narrowing of the coronary arteries and a coronary vasodilator is used, stealing blood away from those parts of the heart. This happens as a result of the narrowed coronary arteries being always maximally dilated to compensate for the decreased upstream blood supply.  

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Healthy blood vessels take the blood from narrow coronary artery in the heart. This results in no blood flow in the narrow or obstructed coronary artery. The obstruction leads to coronary steal syndrome.

In mild cases there may be no symptoms. If you are visiting your doctor for pain in chest, he/she may recommend the given following tests. All these diagnostic tests can help to identify coronary steal syndrome. • Coronary angiography • CT (computed tomography) scan • Doppler sound • Positron emission tomography (PET) scan • Cardiac stress test with or without exercise

The aim of the treatment is to supply blood in the blocked arteries. Treatment for coronary steal are – • Endovascular procedure with catheters • Endarterectomy • Endovascular coiling • Open heart bypass surgery

Coronary steal syndrome is a rare disease.

The condition is usually curable with catheter based procedures or other treatments.

On having chest pain, dizziness, headache, flushing, shortness of breath, nausea, one must immediately consult a doctor.

• It may develop as a result of medicines used to widen arteries for a better blow flow. • As a result of coronary artery bypass grafting or due to congenital heart disease • Blockage of coronary artery due to atherosclerosis

Coronary artery steal if not treated may cause heart attack.

Hospitals for Coronary Steal Treatment
Wockhardt Hospital South Mumbai
Fortis Hospital Vadapalani
HELIOS Hospital Berlin-Buch
European Medical Center (EMC)
HELIOS Hospital Munich-West
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center (Ichilov Medical Center)
Hisar Intercontinental Hospital
Centro Médico Teknon - Grupo Quironsalud
Gangnam Severance Hospital

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