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epicardial

 [ep″ĭ-kahr´de-al]
pertaining to the visceral pericardium (epicardium) or to the epicardia.

ep·i·car·di·al

(ep'i-kar'dē-ăl),
1. Relating to the epicardia.
2. Relating to the epicardium.

epicardial

ep·i·car·di·al

(ep'i-kahr'dē-ăl)
1. Relating to the epicardia.
2. Relating to the epicardium.

epicardial

pertaining to the visceral pericardium (epicardium) or to the epicardia.

epicardial receptors
receptors in the left ventricle adapted to respond to stretch and chemical stimulants.
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Epicardial adipose tissue: anatomic, biomolecular and clinical relationships with the heart.
Pericardial calcification is present in less than 30% of cases in developed countries, is more commonly seen in cases due to tuberculosis, and is best evaluated with CT at which time the distribution and any epicardial or myocardial extension can be noted.
Epicardial adipose tissue relating to anthropometrics, metabolic derangements and fatty liver disease independently contributes to serum high-sensitivity C-reactive protein beyond body fat composition: a study validated with computed tomography.
The first study, presented by cardiology fellow Nikolaos Alexopoulos, MD, now at the University of Athens, Greece, showed that patients with a larger volume of epicardial adipose tissue tend to have the types of atherosclerotic plaques cardiologists deem most dangerous: non-calcified plaques.
The first study, presented by cardiology fellow Nikolaos Alexopoulos, MD, now at the University of Athens, Greece, shows that patients with a larger volume of epicardial adipose tissue tend to have the types of atherosclerotic plaques cardiologists deem most dangerous: non-calcified plaques.
Previous studies have indicated a correlation between periodontal disease and asymptomatic coronary heart disease (50% stenosis in at least one of the epicardial arteries).
A fistulous tract occurs when the branchial arch does not completely fuse with the epicardial ridge, resulting in an internal breakdown.
In the absence of the finding of occlusive epicardial CAD, however, there is reluctance to diagnose infarction in these patients because troponin increases, although specific for cardiac damage, can occur for many reasons.
Epicardial fat consistently obscures the proximal coronary arteries and is often absent from the superficial aspect of distal coronary arteries.
The change in our customers' plans to launch our Fastac Flex delivery device for epicardial lead placement concurrent with the launch of our steroid lead is a logical strategy.
ATS also has initiated a pivotal preclinical trial for Anginera, a tissue-engineered epicardial patch.
One-third of the women were found to have significant CAD on angiography, defined as a 50% or more luminal diameter stenosis in an epicardial coronary artery.