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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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During the trial, the 30,449 adults with atherosclerotic vascular disease on study-mandated intensive atorvastatin therapy have been randomly assigned to secure either anacetrapib 100 mg once daily or matching placebo.
sup][1] A highly sensitive and specific blood biomarker or protein profile could provide information on the stability and vulnerability of carotid atherosclerotic plaques though such a discovery has yet to be made.
Amarenco said, because ticagrelor "is an effective antiplatelet therapy in patients with coronary atherosclerotic disease.
Atherosclerotic lesions exist already in relatively young people and can progress for decades until first clinical manifestations become evident (Simmons et al.
Methods: A total of 96 patients with the first onset of atherosclerotic cerebral infarction were included in the study from July 2013 to May 2015.
It has been shown that manipulating expression of P4H[alpha]1 affects atherosclerotic plaque stabilization, while different manipulations of P4H[alpha]1 have different influences on lesional collagen synthesis [11-13].
pylori infections may be associated with coronary artery disease because of the atherosclerotic changes in blood vessels that is due to direct effect of microorganism or its products such as cytotoxines and endotoxines on coronary endothelial cells, which can progress chronic inflammatory response 9.
To obtain treatment group-specific atherosclerotic CVD, the researchers first estimated hazard ratios for each treatment group by sex from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III (NHANES III)-linked Mortality files.
Rupture of the high risk atherosclerotic plaques and blood clot formation is the major cause of heart attacks and strokes.
This study was designed to determine whether stenting, with its substantial cost and potential risk, is a viable treatment option for patients with atherosclerotic renal-artery stenosis.
Atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are a major source of mortality and morbidity in general population.
In patients with atherosclerotic renal artery stenoses and hypertension, clinical outcomes were not improved by the use of stents.
According to researchers from the Department of Vascular Surgery at New York University Medical School in New York City, this association was significant even in postmenopausal female patients with known atherosclerotic risk factors.
Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate whether bacterial and viral infectious agents can be demonstrated in atherosclerotic lesions of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) as well as in stenotic aortic and mitral valves from patients undergoing heart valve replacement.
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