coronary vessels


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coronary vessels

the arteries and veins supplying the muscles of the heart.
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This is best accomplished by using arteries as grafts to important coronary vessels. Arteries are less vulnerable than veins to plaque formation.
Preoperative transesophageal echocar-diogram (TEE) revealed incidental abnormal cardiac anatomy with aneurysmal dilation of coronary vessels. A cardiac CT angiogram (CCTA) was ordered for further evaluation.
"Angina is a type of chest discomfort caused by poor blood flow through the blood vessels (coronary vessels) of the heart muscle (myocardium)," it also says.
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The coumarins that have a proven ability to dilate the coronary vessels and relieve spasms, are also calcium channel blockers which are now coming to prominence as treatments for hypertension, angina and arrhythmia.
They could also show that these "vascular wall-resident stem cells" exist also in the walls of intracardiac blood vessels, the so-called "coronary vessels," and are actually activated to respond when a heart attack happens.
Thus, multiple arterial grafting may improve long-term survival by preventing atherosclerosis progression in the native coronary vessels.
His diagnosis is atherosclerosis of the coronary vessels and aorta, supraventricular extrasystolic arrhythmia, and 2-degree hypertension of high risk.
Revascularization of CTO coronary vessels remains a challenge irrespective of the modality chosen9-11.
Animal models and ex vivo studies of human tissue indicate that PPIs might harm coronary vessels by increasing plasma levels of asymmetrical dimethylarginine, the investigators noted.