coronary heart disease

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a heart disease due to an abnormality of the arteries that supply blood and oxygen to the heart

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Those with diabetes but no coronary disease had diabetes for an average of 2 years.
Coronary disease risk-prediction factors included hypertension, diabetes, smoking, vascular disease, and family history.
In two studies published in the same issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, an epidemiologic study showed favorable results, while a follow-up study showed no difference in angiographic progression of coronary disease.
Because coronary disease and heart attacks are so closely related, researchers in the past have assumed they're the same thing.
When diagnosed with coronary disease, South Asians in the community are doing worse and are not satisfied.
But he added that he'd like to see additional, confirmatory evidence of a PTSD and coronary disease link before suggesting a more aggressive coronary work-up in PTSD patients.
He said he'd like to see additional, confirmatory evidence of a PTSD and coronary disease link before suggesting a more aggressive coronary work-up in PTSD patients.
Because of her low risk for coronary disease, a cardiac computed tomography (CT) scan was done both to localize the ASD and to confirm the lack of significant coronary atherosclerosis (Figure 2).
The Invasive Diagnostics, Heart and Coronary Disease Treatment Unit opened at the Heart Surgery and Organ Transplantation Research Institute on December 12 in Bishkek in presence of the first lady of Kyrgyzstan, Tatiana Bakieva.
Although multidetector CT angiography can accurately assess the presence and severity of coronary disease and identify patients who will require revascularization, its relatively low negative and positive predictive values mean that it cannot yet replace conventional angiography.
In a study of 65,893 post-menopausal women, University of Washington-based researchers found that women exposed to higher levels of fine particles were at greater risk of heart attacks, coronary disease, strokes and clogged arteries.
Schaper found that 113 (77%) had no history of coronary disease, but many had risk factors: 70% had a history of smoking, 63% had high blood pressure, 52% had a family history of coronary artery disease, and 70% were overweight or obese.
However, in the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) study, CRP didn't predict whether a woman had existing significant coronary disease.
Heldman of Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore says the coated stents represent a "whole new paradigm of combining a device with a biological agent to treat coronary disease.
2 /PRNewswire/ -- The long-acting ACE inhibitor perindopril (COVERSYL(R)) significantly reduces the risk of cardiovascular death and heart attacks in patients with stable coronary disease which includes patients with angina and or a previous heart attack, according to results from the landmark EUROPA study(1) (EUropean trial on Reduction Of cardiac events with Perindopril in stable coronary Artery disease), announced today at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) annual meeting.