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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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It stands to reason that most published studies relating to carotid disease pertain to atheromatous disease.
Abdominal apoplexy is an uncommon disorder most typically due to atheromatous disease.
Nevertheless, Dr Notelovitz said, it is now recognized that only about "25% to 30% of the beneficial effect of estrogen in the prevention of atheromatous disease is its effect on cholesterol, LDL and HDL.
Recent studies have confirmed that the single most important risk factor for stroke in cardiac surgery is the presence of advanced atheromatous disease in the aorta.
Type I variant includes patients with normal coronary arteries and Type II variant includes patients with culprit but quiescent pre-existing atheromatous disease where the acute release of inflammatory mediators can induce coronary artery spasm with normal or elevated cardiac enzymes and troponins (3-5).