Atherosclerotic disease

Atherosclerotic disease

The progressive narrowing and hardening of the arteries over time.
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In this study, we investigated whether [beta]-selectin, VLM, and IL-6[gamma] play a role in the vascular inflammation associated with atherosclerotic disease or are just markers that reflect vascular inflammation.
Twenty-six abundantly illustrated chapters begin with normal cardiac and vessel anatomy, and end with carotid atherosclerotic disease, and plaque and wall assessment.
The cause was an arrhythmia resulting from decreased blood flow to the heart from atherosclerotic disease.
"That means when a pregnant woman has acute MI, the clinician has to consider that many [of these women] would not have the usual atherosclerotic disease."
When carotid arteries are narrowed by atherosclerotic disease, patients are at risk for ischemic stroke (a blockage of an artery in the brain by embolic particles).
Risk factors for atherosclerotic disease are well characterized.
But in women who were both socially isolated and depressed there was a significant increase in atherosclerotic disease.
pneumoniae and atherosclerotic disease. Only four studies did not confirm this association, including two recent, large, well-controlled investigations in which anti-C, pneumoniae immunoglobulin (Ig) G titers did not correlate prospectively with risk for coronary events in men or women (18,23-25).
"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 same risk factors for atherosclerotic disease [are] risks for Alzheimer's disease.
Consequently, there is a need to improve outcomes by establishing new or add-on treatments, which have the potential to reduce the risk of MACE in patients with atherosclerotic disease. Rivaroxaban is the first and only non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulant (NOAC) investigated in these high-risk patient populations.

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