atheromatosis


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

atheromatosis

 [ath″er-o″mah-to´sis]
the presence of multiple atheromas.

atheromatosis

/ath·er·o·ma·to·sis/ (ath″er-o-mah-to´sis) diffuse atheromatous arterial disease.

atheromatosis

[ath′ərōmətō′sis]
the development of many atheromas.

ath·er·o·ma·to·sis

(ath'ĕr-ō-mă-tō'sis)
Disease characterized by atheromatous degeneration of the arteries.

atheromatosis

the presence of multiple atheromas.
References in periodicals archive ?
The elucidation of the dosage which is necessary to reach the proper pharmacokinetic properties in order to reduce the myocardial infarction in atheromatosis should be addressed by further studies.
Valves insufficiency were diagnosed at 66 cases, 35, 48 %, (40 females versus 60,60 % and 26 males versus 39,39 %), as well as prosthetic heart valves and dilated cardiomyopathy (21 cases, 11,29 % ; 13 females versus 61,9 % and 8 males versus 38,1 %), atrial trombi (5 cases, 2,68 %; 4 females versus 80 % and 1 male versus 20 %), carotid stenosis (6 cases, 3,22 %; 2 females versus 33,33 % and 4 males versus 66,67 %), diffuse carotid atheromatosis (17 cases, 9,13 %; 13 females versus 76,47 % and 4 males versus 23,53 %), obesity (13 cases, 6,98 %; 9 females versus 69,23 % and 4 males versus 30,77 %), polyglobulie (21 cases, 11,29 %; 19 females versus 90,48 % and 2 males versus 9,52 %), cancer (8 cases, 4,3 %; 5 females versus 62,5 % and 3 males versus 37,5 %).
Administering both cornelian cherry and simvastatin significantly prevented the formation of atheromatosis in the thoracic aorta.
Obesity is an element of metabolic syndrome, constituting an important risk factor of arterial atheromatosis.
The results [of the autopsy], together with a small bag found in the house in Port Andratx were sent to the National Toxicology Institute in Barcelona, which determined the cause of death was an atheromatosis leading to a cardiac failure.
Slides were evaluated to determine the presence and extent-severity index of HEV, villitis of unknown etiology, fetal-placental vessel thrombi, villous fibrosis, and erythroblastosis (nucleated red blood cells within chorionic and/or umbilical vessels), and the presence of lesions indicative of maternal hypertension, including primary infarcts, changes described by Tenney and Parker, (13) decidual atheromatosis, decidual thrombi, and ischemic decidual necrosis.
The chest X-ray showed dextrocardia, cardiomegaly, pulmonary congestion and aortic atheromatosis (Figure 5).
Complications of type 1 diabetes include microangiopathy, neuropathy and predispositions to the specific atheromatosis [5].