cardiosclerosis


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cardiosclerosis

 [kahr″de-o-sklĕ-ro´sis]
fibrous induration of the heart.

cardiosclerosis

Fibrous induration of the heart. It is likely that the original cases described as cardiosclerosis were in fact a gallimaufry of different entities, including endocardial fibroelastosis, endomyocardial fibrosis and Loeffler's endocarditis.
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Clinical examination and currently used tests such as ECG, EFLV (ejection fraction of the left ventricle), LVESV (left ventricle end systolic volume), and LVEDV (left ventricle end diastolic volume) were performed in order to evaluate the dynamics of myocardial perfusion in all patients with coronary heart disease and post-infarction cardiosclerosis before and after cell therapy.
Fifty-two patients with ischemic heart disease (IHD) with post-infarction cardiosclerosis were examined.
"The latest developments are consistent with the sort of cardiosclerosis that has begun in our country, and it concerns across-the-board life issues," Tobin told his fellow bishops.
So, increase of glucose level during the first stages of development of postinfarction cardiosclerosis allows activating glycolysis processes in cardiomyocytes.
In 6 (28.6 [+ or -] 10.1%) cases the post-infarction cardiosclerosis with relevant ECG changes was diagnosed.