cardiovascular disease

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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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VARICOSE VEINS IN some patients, vascular disease involves their veins.
Data source: This was a longitudinal observational study in 138,341 veterans aged 55 years or older who were free of known vascular disease at baseline and were followed for 8 years.
Identify and understand important and diverse types of therapeutics under development for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)/ Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).
The Indian population has a lower incidence of genetic polymorphism leading to hyperhomocysteinaemia than most western populations, yet the prevalence of hyperhomocysteinaemia in vascular diseases is very high amongst Indians.
In pooled findings from studies with noninvasive assessments of vascular disease, a difference of 15 mm Hg or more was associated with not only peripheral vascular disease (sensitivity of 15% and specificity of 96%), but also with cerebrovascular disease (sensitivity of 8% and specificity of 93%) as well as increased cardiovascular and all-cause mortality.
The nonrandornized LOVAR study, a 5-year, prospective, cohort-controlled trial, is evaluating atherosclerosis in 513 patients, aged 39-79, with cerebral, cardiac, or peripheral vascular disease.
Silver, "The GuardDOG device represents a major advance in providing safer endovascular care for the patient with peripheral vascular disease.
LeMaitre Vascular develops, manufactures and markets medical devices for the treatment of peripheral vascular disease.
The angioplasty balloon catheter market has been considerably lucrative, targeting treatment of both coronary and peripheral vascular diseases.
Peripheral vascular disease is a potentially limb- and life-threatening condition.
a privately held company based in Roskilde, Denmark, that develops next-generation drug eluting products centered on the treatment of vascular disease.
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