hyperhomocysteinemia


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hyperhomocysteinemia

(hī'pĕr-hō'mō-sis'tē-in-ē'mē-ă),
Condition with plasma levels of homocysteine higher than 12 μmol/L, associated with atherosclerosis, and with venous and arterial thrombosis, apparently by damaging endothelial cells. Acquired forms can be treated with vitamins B12 and B6 and with folate.

hyperhomocysteinemia

(hī″pĕr-hō″mō-sĭs-tē″ĭn-ēm'ē-ă) [″ + ″]
Elevated levels of homocysteine in the bloodstream. High levels of homocysteine are found in the blood of patients with homocystinuria. Mildly elevated levels are found in many persons who consume a Western diet.
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Major risk factors include smoking, older age, hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus, obesity, cerebrovascular disease, coronary artery disease, hyperhomocysteinemia, and elevated C-reactive protein.
This difference remained significant after the data were adjusted for hypertension, dyslipidemia, smoking status, obesity, and hyperhomocysteinemia.
This difference remained significant after adjustment for hypertension, dyslipidemia, smoking status, obesity, and hyperhomocysteinemia.
There are other studies on hyperhomocysteinemia and MTHFR polymorphism in atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease (4,5).
BACKGROUND: Mild hyperhomocysteinemia is independently associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.
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One way to help prevent hyperhomocysteinemia is to meet the recommended intakes of vitamin [B.
Hyperhomocysteinemia is an independent risk factor for arteriosclerosis (Boushey, Beresford, Omenn, & Motulsky, 1995; Robinson, Mayer, & Jacobsen, 1994).
Conclusion: Hyperhomocysteinemia was linked with increased risk of atherosclerosis in CBZ treated epileptic patients.
sup][9] Hyperhomocysteinemia, involving an elevated plasma total homocysteine concentration (the normal range is 5–15 [micro]mol/L when assessed by high performance liquid chromatography or 5.