coronary artery stenosis


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coronary artery stenosis

A physical obstruction to the flow of blood through the epicardial arteries, usually due to atherosclerotic plaque.
See also: stenosis
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Among those, 74 scans were positive for the findings of coronary artery disease having either coronary calcification or coronary artery stenosis or both and 43 cases were normal.
Previous studies have proposed several factors to be related to coronary collateral development, such as genetic factors, age, degree of coronary artery stenosis, the presence of total occlusion, myocardial ischemia, physical exercise, smoking, body mass index, hyperlipidemia, hyperhomocysteinemia, diabetes, and inflammation (17, 20-23).
sup][6],[14],[15] Consequently, using FFR to assess the potential of coronary artery stenosis to induce myocardial ischemia has been incorporated into coronary revascularization guidelines.
A Meta-Analysis of 3,773 Patients Treated With Percutaneous Coronary Intervention or Surgery for Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery Stenosis.
Kawasaki disease is an acute, self-limited vasculitis of childhood, but with the possibility of causing long-term, serious cardiac sequelae such as, coronary artery stenosis and coronary aneurysms.
It is important to note that all studies that used 64-slice CT consistently demonstrate high specificities (94 to 99%), indicating that it is an excellent form of investigation for excluding coronary artery stenosis.
patients with at least one coronary artery stenosis [greater than or equal to] 70%; (b) myocardial dysfunction [MyD; n = 24 (17%)], i.
The AngioSculpt scoring balloon catheter is intended for the treatment of a hemodynamically significant coronary artery stenosis, including in-stent restenosis, for the purpose of improving myocardial perfusion.
SAN FRANCISCO -- The extent of coronary artery stenosis and the number of cardiac events declined in 19 patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy who had pacemakers implanted, compared with 19 similar patients without pacemakers.
AngioScore has received prior Pre-Market Approval (PMA) of smaller versions of the AngioSculpt PTCA Scoring Balloon Catheter for treatment of hemodynamically significant coronary artery stenosis, including in-stent restenosis and complex type C lesions, for the purpose of improving myocardial perfusion.
ULMCA disease was defined as LM coronary artery stenosis ≥50% and no bypass grafts to the left anterior descending or left circumflex coronary artery.

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