atheroma


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a fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery

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Malondialdehyde-altered protein occurs in atheroma of Watanabe heritable hyperlipidemic rabbits.
Using an innovative trial design, the Sponsor hopes to demonstrate a reduction in atheroma volume using imaging endpoints.
a) ASTEROID, an open-label, single-arm study, used intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) imaging to assess atheroma volume in 349 subjects with angiographic coronary artery disease taking CRESTOR 40 mg for 2 years.
For the first time Resverlogix anticipates that it will be able to describe early trends for the relationship between RVX-208 and changes in lipid parameters, changes in measures of atheroma burden and plaque composition," said Dr.
This condition is called atherosclerosis and the fatty material's called atheroma.
Conflicting reports have been published on the relationship between the polymorphism in exon 7 of the NOS3 gene that causes the Glu298Asp polymorphism in eNOS and carotid atheroma, although differences in population selection may account for the variability (15,16).
Further, percent atheroma volume, the primary efficacy measure, was not affected.
The pravastatin group showed an increase in percent change of the atheroma volume (+2.
There was no significant change from baseline in percent atheroma volume (0.
You're at high risk of developing atheroma if you smoke, have high blood pressure, a high blood-cholesterol level, are obese, a diabetic, or if you have a family history of heart attacks and angina.
Coroner Dr Lawrence Addicott recorded a verdict of death by natural causes, giving the cause as hypertensive heart disease and coronary artery atheroma.
3) in this issue, however, adds to the aggregate base of evidence that should shift the clinician's focus from recurrence at a focal site of recent intervention to prevention of events related to vulnerable atheroma elsewhere in the coronary bed.
She told the inquest, 'The deceased had no evidence of natural disease apart from mild atheroma.
Previous studies using single (25) and double (4) immunohistochemical staining showed that percentage of T lymphocytes expressing CD25 was significantly higher in the coronary atheroma plaques of the patients with acute coronary syndromes compared to those with stable angina pectoris.
ASTEROID (a Study to Evaluate the Effect of Rosuvastatin on Intravascular Ultrasound-Derived Coronary Atheroma Burden) was a prospective, multicenter, open-label study involving 292 statin-naive coronary artery disease patients who received rosuvastatin at 40 mg/day for 2 years.