Accelerated Atherosclerosis

Accelerated Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis which occurs in a person with certain risk factors—e.g., SLE, diabetes, smoking, hypertension, hypercholesterolaemia, family history of early heart disease—at an earlier age than would occur in another person without those risk factors.
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Prenatal arsenic exposure alters gene expression in the adult liver to a proinflammatory state contributing to accelerated atherosclerosis.
Sinensky, "Reduced macrophage apoptosis is associated with accelerated atherosclerosis in low-density lipoprotein receptornull mice," Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, vol.
Inflammation, in turn, is associated with accelerated atherosclerosis, or "hardening" of the arteries.
In this study, we further investigate the relationship between H [sub]2 S and conventional protein kinase C[sz]II (cPKC[sz]II) in CHD patients with uremic accelerated atherosclerosis (UAAS).
Cardiovascular involvement is prevalent in more than 50 percent of patients with SLE causing pericarditis, pericardial effusion, non-bacterial endocarditis, cardiac conduction abnormalities, and coronary artery disease with accelerated atherosclerosis.
1) Chronic inflammation is the most important reason for accelerated atherosclerosis development in RA.
The causes of accelerated atherosclerosis and increased coronary heart disease in RA patients are the subject of active research.
To date, the patients in these trials, combined with patients in other ongoing clinical trials with sebelipase alfa, represent the largest patient population studied for LAL Deficiency, a serious, under diagnosed disease that causes progressive and multi systemic organ damage including hepatic cirrhosis and accelerated atherosclerosis that can lead to sudden and unpredictable clinical complications.
Accelerated atherosclerosis in systemic lupus erythematosus has been attributed to the disease or to glucocorticoid therapy.
CorMatrix ECM for Vascular Repair is a scaffold permitting the patient's own stem cells to regenerate viable autogenous tissue improving the results of revascularization procedures that often fail due to myointimal hyperplasia and accelerated atherosclerosis.
People with severe inflammatory conditions (like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus) suffer accelerated atherosclerosis.
In recent years, this phenomenon, taken as an inflammatory condition, makes lupus an in vivo model of the atherosclerotic process, although an accelerated atherosclerosis in SLE patients is well known.

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