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cardiovascular disease

any abnormal condition characterized by dysfunction of the heart and blood vessels. In the United States, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death. Some common kinds of cardiovascular disease are atherosclerosis, myocardiopathy, rheumatic heart disease, syphilitic endocarditis, and systemic venous hypertension.

cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disorder Internal medicine Any of the diseases–ASHD, CAD, cerebrovascular disease, HTN–that primarily impact the heart and blood vessels

cardiovascular disease

Any disease of the heart or the blood vessels. Cardiovascular disease is by far the commonest cause of death and disability in the Western World. See also ATHEROSCLEROSIS.

Cardiovascular disease

Disease that affects the heart and blood vessels.
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The article describes heart disease as one of the leading causes of death in today's environment, and Recom has believed from the outset that earlier detection of cardio-vascular disease is critical to reducing the patient adversities and associated medical costs present in our modernized, industralized society.
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If Recom can develop the technology into a workable device, cardio-vascular disease as we currently know it will be managed at an exponentially lower cost to society and the individual patients.
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With this patent, and the Company's other proprietary technologies, the Company intends to attempt development of portable heart monitoring devices that would be able to detect cardio-vascular disease in an automated fashion.
This is, to say the least, an exciting opportunity where the Company and its shareholders can realize potentially significant opportunities if we are able to execute on our strategy of utilizing technology to change the way cardio-vascular disease is managed," said Mr.
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