Calcified


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Calcified

Hardened by calcium deposits.
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Despite its benign nature, occasionally, calcified nucleus pulposus passes the ruptured annulus fibrosus, herniates to the spinal canal, and results in neurological symptoms.
Intraoperatively, multiple calcified thrombi were seen adherent to the trabeculated portion of the right atrial wall (Figure 2).
Ten to 20 percent of the 280,000 Japanese patients who undergo percutaneous coronary interventions, or PCIs, each year have severely calcified coronary lesions.
A: 3-D reconstruction of the patient's CTA with soft-tissue subtraction demonstrates the elongated and calcified stylohyoid ligament and dissected carotid artery cranial to the ligament (arrow).
A few observational studies have shown that intensive plaque modification with RA combined with cutting balloon (CB) was efficient for the treatment of calcified lesions.[9],[10] Since RA ablates the calcium deposits and might reduce the thickness and volume of calcium, adding CB to RA might facilitate calcium fracture and stent expansion.
CT images (C), show well circumscribed densely calcified dural-based lesion associated with buckling of adjacent cerebral cortex, irregularity along the adjacent inner table of right parietal bone and reactive hyperostosis.
Currents flowing past Japan bring waters that have naturally low levels of CO2 and fish benefit from the array of calcified habitats around our islands.
A single vertical X-ray beam system, it detects dense contaminants, including metal and glass shards, calcified bone, mineral stone, and high-density plastic and rubber.
The experiment revealed acute exposure led to net dissolution, meaning calcified organisms such as the coralline algae and starfish were dissolving.