calcification


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a process that impregnates something with calcium (or calcium salts)

tissue hardened by deposition of lime salts

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an inflexible and unchanging state

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That is why it was decided to include younger patients, so almost all age groups with possibility of having calcification in the carotid artery could be analyzed.
003), and 42% lower odds of a positive coronary artery calcification (p = 0.
Calcification was observed in areas of caseating central necrosis (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)).
The presumptive diagnosis of idiopathic basal ganglia calcification was made based on the extensive and strikingly characteristic bilateral calcifications seen on the CT.
A 39-year-old male presented with chest radiographic findings of bilateral upper lobe nodular opacities compatible with calcification (Figures 1).
Medial calcification is an abnormality that produces stiffening of the arteries resulting in increased pulse pressure, increased pulse wave velocity, and increased systolic blood pressure.
PSS is characterized by the calcification and ossification of the medial collateral ligament (MCL), usually associated with a history of direct or indirect trauma and repetitive microtrauma (3-6).
Whether the coronary artery calcification scores in RA patients actually predict more adverse cardiovascular events more accurately is not clear.
What do we expect will happen to coral calcification rates as the oceans warm and acidify?
Epidemiologic data have shown that coronary artery calcification (CAC) increases with age.
Inozyme Pharma, a company that is developing novel medicines to treat rare calcification diseases affecting soft tissues and bone, has raised USD49m Series A financing, it was reported yesterday.
Researchers also found that increased dietary potassium levels lessened vascular calcification and aortic stiffness.
It is now widely believed to be an active process that involves four key events: 1) the trans-differentiation of Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells (VSMCs) into osteoblast-like cells, 2) the release of matrix vesicles, 3) the loss of calcification inhibitors, and 4) the degradation of the extracellular matrix [3].
Abdominal X-ray showed a tortuous tubular radiopaque image fixed on the left-upper quadrant (Figure 1a); computed tomography revealed isolated calcification of the splenic artery (Figure 1b).
Barak Herut (Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research), and Cambridge University investigated the growth and calcification of single cell organisms called foraminifera.