atherosclerosis


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Synonyms for atherosclerosis

a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries

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GlobalData analysis shows that the global Atherosclerosis or Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) therapeutics market stood at $12.
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Databases were searched for atherosclerosis cases, and slides were reviewed for the presence of type IV through VI atherosclerotic lesions.
Probable or definite atherosclerosis was noted in 47 (34%) of 137 mummies and in all four geographical populations: 29 (38%) of 76 ancient Egyptians, 13 (25%) of 51 ancient Peruvians, 2 (40%) of 5 Ancestral Puebloans, and 3 (60%) of 5 Unangan hunter-gatherers (p=NS).
But many RA patients without carotid atherosclerosis nonetheless had an increased prevalence of coronary calcium, an incongruous combination that was not seen in the controls.
To examine correlates of preclinical atherosclerosis in women with SLE, Dr.
The MB + atherosclerosis group should have been constructed with only the patients who have atherosclerosis on bridging artery, and patients with single vessel disease on the artery other than bridging coronary should have been excluded.
Second, they document greater numbers of periadventitial infiltrating macrophages in clinical specimens of coronary atherosclerosis with large lipid cores than in fibrocalcific or nonatherosclerotic vessels.
The chapter on innate immunity and atherosclerosis was particularly informative.
To determine whether THC could affect atherosclerosis, Francois Mach of Geneva University Hospital in Switzerland and his colleagues tested the chemical on mice genetically predisposed to develop a version of the disease.
This technique has become generally accepted as a reliable indicator of atherosclerosis, which happens slowly in all people and is a leading contributor to death in most countries, in their statistical analysis of the data the researchers accounted for other factors such as diet, use of vitamin supplements and hormone replacement drugs, physical activity, blood pressure, education, and income.
Researchers found that having lupus increased the likelihood of atherosclerosis by 140 percent.
An important study by cardiologists, endocrinologists, and HIV physicians found more atherosclerosis in persons with HIV, and much faster progression, than in the general population.
FINLAND--A study reported in the August 2000 Journal of Internal Medicine found that vitamin A and a slow-release vitamin C supplement could offer men enhanced protection from atherosclerosis, a common condition in which fatty deposits form on the inside of medium and large arteries.
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