1.Stable Angina Pectoris/ or *Angina Pectoris/ or variant angina pectoris/
2.Syndrome X/
3.((angina$ or cardiac) adj3 (syndrome-x or xs)).ti,ab.
4.(angina$ or angor pectoris).ti.
5.((stable or chronic or refractory or microvascular or exercise induced) adj3 (stenocardia or stenocardias or angina$ or angor pectoris)).ti,ab.
6.(stable adj3 coronary).ti,ab.
8.ischemic heart disease/ or coronary artery atherosclerosis/ or coronary artery constriction/ or heart muscle ischemia/ or silent myocardial ischemia/
9.exp coronary artery disease/
10.(coronary adj2 (atherosclerosis or arteriosclerosis)).ti,ab.
11.(myocardial adj (ischemia or ischaemia)).ti,ab.
12.(angina$ or stenocardia or stenocardias or chest pain or chest discomfort or angor pectoris).ti,ab.
13.(8 or 9 or 10 or 11) and 12
14.7 or 13
15.((unstable or acute coronary or ACS) not stable).ti,ab.
16.14 not 15
21.historical article.pt.
25.case report/
26.case report$.pt.
27.case study/
28.case study.pt.
29.exp animal/ not human/
31.exp Animal Studies/
32.Animals, Laboratory/
33.exp experimental animal/
34.exp animal experiment/
35.exp animal model/
36.exp Rodentia/
37.exp rodents/
39.16 not 38
40.limit 39 to english language

From: Appendix D, Literature search strategies

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Stable Angina: Methods, Evidence & Guidance [Internet].
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 126.
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