1.Angina Pectoris/
2.Microvascular Angina/
3.Angina Pectoris, variant/
4.((angina$ or cardiac) adj3 (syndrome-x or xs)).ti,ab.
5.(angina$ or angor pectoris).ti.
6.((stable or chronic or refractory or microvascular or exercise induced) adj3 (stenocardia or stenocardias or angina$ or angor pectoris)).ti,ab.
7.(stable adj3 coronary).ti,ab.
8.or/1–7
9.Myocardial Ischemia/
10.exp Coronary disease/
11.(coronary adj2 (atherosclerosis or arteriosclerosis)).ti,ab.
12.(myocardial adj (ischemia or ischaemia)).ti,ab.
13.(angina$ or stenocardia or stenocardias or chest pain or chest discomfort or angor pectoris).ti,ab.
14.(9 or 10 or 11 or 12) and 13
15.8 or 14
16.((unstable or acute coronary or ACS) not stable).ti,ab.
17.15 not 16
18.letter.pt.
19.letter/
20.letter$/
21.editorial.pt.
22.historical article.pt.
23.anecdote.pt.
24.commentary.pt.
25.note.pt.
26.case report/
27.case report$.pt.
28.case study/
29.case study.pt.
30.exp animal/ not human/
31.nonhuman/
32.exp Animal Studies/
33.Animals, Laboratory/
34.exp experimental animal/
35.exp animal experiment/
36.exp animal model/
37.exp Rodentia/
38.exp rodents/
39.or/18–38
40.17 not 39
41.limit 40 to english language

From: Appendix D, Literature search strategies

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