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Synonyms for dysfunction

(medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group

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Role of Adipose Tissue Endothelial ADAM 17 in Age-Related Coronary Microvascular Dysfunction Highlights.
Indeed, in patients with cardiomyopathy, the degree of coronary microvascular dysfunction is an independent predictor of cardiac events, increased progression of heart failure and relative risks of death (79).
Women with anemia were also found to have higher levels of inflammatory markers than were the other subjects, so it is possible that inflammatory mediators may play a role in both the anemia and the coronary microvascular dysfunction that led to adverse outcomes, the researchers said.
However, the finding of impaired coronary microvascular dysfunction is more prominent in MS patients may provide important information clarifying the pathogenesis of MetSinduced cardiovascular events.