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coronary

 [kor´ah-nar-e]
encircling in the manner of a crown; said of anatomical structures such as vessels, ligaments, or nerves.
coronary arteries two large arteries that branch from the ascending aorta and supply all of the heart muscle with blood (see also table of arteries).
 A view of the coronary arterial system. The arteries serving the posterior aspect of the myocardium are shown here in a lighter shade.
coronary artery disease (CAD) atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries, which may cause angina pectoris, myocardial infarction, and sudden death. Both genetically determined and avoidable risk factors contribute to the disease; they include hypercholesterolemia, hypertension, smoking, diabetes mellitus, and low levels of high density lipoproteins (HDL).
coronary heart disease (CHD) ischemic heart disease.
coronary occlusion the occlusion, or closing off, of a coronary artery, usually caused by a narrowing of the lumen of the blood vessels by the plaques of atherosclerosis. Sometimes a plaque may rupture and release vasoactive or thrombogenic substances that lead to clot formation. If there is adequate collateral circulation to the heart muscle at the time of the occlusion, there may be little or no damage to the myocardial cells. When occlusion is complete, however, with no blood being supplied to an area of the myocardium, myocardial infarction results.

CAD

Abbreviation for coronary artery disease.

CAD

abbr.
1. computer-aided design
2. coronary artery disease

CAD

Abbreviation for
cadaver
Canadian Association for the Deaf
carotid artery disease
caspase activated deoxyribonuclease
chronic actinic dermatitis
chronic airways disease
coenzyme A dehydrogenase
cold agglutinin disease, see there
collision-activated dissociation (Spectrometry)
compensatory articulation disorder
complete axillary dissection
computer-assisted design
computer-assisted diagnosis
coronary artery diameter
coronary artery disease, see there
Council on Anxiety Disorders
cyclophosphamide, adriamycin, dacarbazine
cystic adventitial disease
cytarabine, daunorubicin

A gene on chromosome 2p22-p21 that encodes a trifuctional enzyme linked to the activities of the first 3 enzymes—carbamoylphosphate synthetase, aspartate transcarbamoylase and dihydroorotase—in the 6-step pathway of pyrimidine biosynthesis. It is regulated by the mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) cascade, indicating a link between MAPK cascade activation and synthesis of pyrimidine nucleotides.

CAD

2. Computer-assisted design.

CAD

Abbreviation for coronary artery disease.

CAD

Abbreviation for coronary artery disease.
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Assumed in recessive inheritance model, genotype TT was associated with a significantly higher risk of CAD compared to genotypes TC and CC (p = 0.044), and the significance remained after adjustment for the confounders including age, gender, history of hypertension and diabetes, smoking status, BMI, fasting glucose, and lipid levels (p = 0.020, Table 2).
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Results of cardiac investigations were collected from paper and computerised records, and included diagnoses of significant CAD made following invasive coronary angiogram.
The expression levels of miR-10a in 60 patients with CAD and 20 control subjects were quantified by using a miScript SYBR Green PCR Kit (Qiagen, Germany).
When women suffer from menopausal symptoms, including hot flushes and vaginal dryness, they might take hormone therapy to relieve these symptoms, and this may affect the risks of CAD in some cases.
The overall sensitivity of mammography was 85.3% with CAD and 87.3% without it; sensitivity for invasive cancer was 82.1% with CAD and 85.0% without it, all of which are nonsignificant differences.
The overall cancer detection rate was exactly the same regardless of the use of CAD, at 4.1 cancers per 1,000 women screened.
With this feature, VuCOMP has added the tomosynthesis slice information into the SR so that workstations will have the ability to display the CAD marks directly on the tomosynthesis slices.
THE current account deficit ( CAD) declined to its lowest level in a year at $ 1.3 billion in the fourth quarter of 2014- 15 as the import bill came down due to lower oil prices and curbs on gold imports, according to Reserve Bank of India ( RBI) figures released on Wednesday.
"Our study suggests that celiac disease is a risk factor for CAD at any age and should be considered on par with traditional risk factors, such as hypertension and diabetes," says Cleveland Clinic hospital medicine physician Deepak Pattanshetty, MD.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for M-Vu CAD for mammography version 3.2.