Atherosclerotic disease

Atherosclerotic disease

The progressive narrowing and hardening of the arteries over time.
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The CARE Laboratory will provide physicians and patients the information necessary to maximally reduce the progression of atherosclerotic disease," said co-directors William I.
The researchers theorize that atherosclerotic disease probably already had narrowed their arteries and that acute stress triggered a chain of physiological events that shut off the flow of blood to their hearts.
The Reconstrainable FlexStent([R]) Femoropopliteal Self Expanding Stent System is indicated for the treatment of symptomatic atherosclerotic disease of the femoropopliteal arteries.
Data pooled from studies in 93 healthy subjects and 44 patients with stable atherosclerotic disease showed that CSL112 caused strong and quantitatively similar elevation in cholesterol efflux, independent of baseline efflux activity.
Carotid intima-media thickness, a measurement of the thickness of the innermost two layers of the arterial wall, may be used to detect the presence and to track the progression of atherosclerotic disease.
These effects of omega-6 EFAs may contribute to cardiovascular protection and prevention of the atherosclerotic disease.
CHICAGO -- Patients with obstructive sleep apnea have more active atherosclerotic disease with a greater degree of vessel involvement and more vulnerable plaque than do patients without the disease, according to a retrospective matched cohort study presented at the meeting.
Twenty-six abundantly illustrated chapters begin with normal cardiac and vessel anatomy, and end with carotid atherosclerotic disease, and plaque and wall assessment.
9) report that plasma concentrations of pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A (PAPP-A) are higher in patients with symptomatic peripheral atherosclerotic disease (PAD) than in patients without atherosclerotic disease.
performed the first case using the new Wingspan(TM) Stent System with Gateway(TM) PTA Balloon Catheter to treat intracranial atherosclerotic disease (ICAD).
Compared with placebo, hormone therapy (HT) was associated with accelerated atherosclerotic disease progression in women with both AGT and NGT.

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