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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.

CHD

abbr.
coronary heart disease

CHD

Abbreviation for:
Centre for Human Development (Medspeak-UK)
centre haemodialysis
Chediak-Higashi disease
childhood disease
Child Health Division
chronic haemodialysis
chronic heart disease
classic Hodgkin disease
congenital diaphragmatic hernia
congenital heart disease
congenital hip dislocation
Connection of Health Data & General Practice (Medspeak-UK)
conventional haemodialysis
coronary heart disease (Medspeak-UK)
cyclohexadiene
cystic hydatid disease

CHD

1. Congenital heart disease.
2. Coronary heart disease.

ChD

Abbrev. for Doctor of Surgery.
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Over an average follow-up period of 20 years, the participants reported 472 cardiovascular events relating to incident CHD.
Critique: Thoroughly accessible to readers of all backgrounds, Be Heart Smart: Understand, Treat, and Prevent Coronary Heart Disease will prove especially invaluable to anyone with a family history of CHD or already diagnosed.
Spearman's correlation analysis was used to assess the relationships between CHD 9 expression and mismatch repair genes including MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, and PMS2.
Increasingly, researchers are now focused on looking at the in utero origins of brain impairments in children with CHD and trying to understand specific prenatal causes, mechanisms, and potentially modifiable factors.
In total, 72 out of 96 (75%) children with EA had any degree of CHD ranging from mild to severe.
Table 6 shows no LBW baby born in CHD group whereas 5 [17.24%] babies in AHD group fall into LBW category.
CHD was classified on the basis of the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, and the Clinical Modification code.
There was no significant difference in the one-way repeated measures ANOVA in the control and 300 mg CHD groups.
Conclusion: The present study indicates strong association between increased levels of triglycerides and CHD in younger Pakistani patients.