atheroma


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a fatty deposit in the intima (inner lining) of an artery

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Endothelial dysfunction, subangiographic atheroma, and unstable symptoms in patients with chest pain and normal coronary arteriograms.
As other calcifications can appear in the same region of atheroma on panoramic radiograph, which may be anatomic (hyoid bone, cartilage triticeous, epiglottis, etc.
sup][16],[17] In our population, CAD may have had an origin other than an atheroma, such as coronary artery ectasia, especially in patients with SLE.
The coroner reported the cause of death as heart disease two days later because he found coronary atheroma, no doubt, pending toxicology and drug testing, which came back negative.
We speculate that elevated expression of TGF-[beta]1 in atheroma lesions may be partly correlated with plaques growth in ApoE-/- mice with P4H[alpha]1 overexpression.
Hypertension occurs when the blood vessels constrict due to a permanent reduction in the cross-sectional area as a result of atheroma deposits, or a temporary narrowing due to an increase in hormonal production.
One patient with non-occlusive atheroma had changes in the recovery phase only.
TEE findings of atrial stasis, thrombosis and of aortic atheroma are independently associated with high thromboembolic risk in patients with AF.
The international team examined the association between drinking coffee and the presence of coronary artery calcium (CAC), an early indicator of coronary atherosclerosis - a potentially serious condition where arteries become clogged up by fatty substances known as plaques or atheroma.
Clinical syndromes of heart coronary diseases are mainly due to the underlying atherosclerosis of epicardial coronary artery which is identified by an atheroma or plaque in the inner wall of arteries [3].
The fatty deposits called atheroma are made up of cholesterol that results in arteriosclerosis [2].
On the contrary, an atheroma may create a stenting effect, which makes the vessel wall rigid and less susceptible to luminal compression in contrast to normal coronary arteries.
Histologic examination of the vasculature throughout the rest of the body indicated severe multifocal atherosclerosis ranging from type IV lesions (atheroma) to type VII lesions (complicated atheroma with chondroid metaplasia), (5) most severe within the aortic, carotid, and coronary arteries (Fig 3).
He told the inquest Mr Hartless''s death was caused by pulmonary emphysema and coronary artery atheroma - a common cause of heart disease.