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become impregnated with calcium salts

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become inflexible and unchanging

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Plaque ranges from soft to calcified; calcified deposits are the most difficult to treat with traditional interventional procedures.
All GB disease may present in dramatic fashion, but when the GB is calcified, special concern should be raised.
The presence of calcified coronary artery disease leads to suboptimal outcomes for all treatment options medical therapy, interventional treatment and cardiac surgery.
1] A radiopaque irregular mass was seen in the centre of the tumour, which could have been a calcified mass like a complex odontoma or the crown of an impacted tooth.
EBIR, professor of radiology at the Sapienza University in Rome, Italy, shared results of a new subset analysis of patients with complex, calcified lesions from the long lesion and chronic total occlusion (CTO) imaging cohort of the IN.
Medical device company Cardiovascular Systems Inc (NasdaqGS:CSII) stated on Tuesday that it has enrolled the first subject with with severely calcified coronary lesions under its ECLIPSE clinical trial in partnership with Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF).
org/services/heart-care/heart-institute/) Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute in Salt Lake City presented Saturday indicated it's the harder, calcified plaque that is more closely associated with heart attacks than soft plaque.
Around 2,100 generations later, the acidity-acclimated phytoplankton population calcified about four-fifths as much shell material as a population kept in regular seawater before being plopped into acidified water.
Calcified neck masses seen on radiologic studies are unusual in young adult patients and can represent a calcified lymph node or a calcified soft tissue mass.
Amyloid-like substances and calcified concentric Liesegang's rings are the most classic findings.
Those infected with hepatitis C, regardless of HIV status, had, on average, 30 percent more disease-fueling calcified plaque in their arteries, the main driver of heart attack and stroke risk.
Taking place in Japan and the United States, the study is designed to assess the safety and efficacy, as well as economic outcomes, of CSI's new micro crown orbital atherectomy system (OAS) in treating severely calcified coronary lesions in patients suffering from coronary artery disease (CAD).
The calcified component, dispersed throughout the fibrotic areas, may be either psammomatous or dystrophic (Figure, B).
Plain X-ray showed the apical endometrial calcified shadows in the left ventricle of the heart, presenting a spherical shape [Figure 1].
Findings from a study examining the association between calcium intake and subclinical cardiovascular disease in diabetics not only failed to find an adverse effect for calcium on any measure of calcified plaque, but also uncovered a modest reduction in all-cause mortality over a 9.