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epicardial

 [ep″ĭ-kahr´de-al]
pertaining to the visceral pericardium (epicardium) or to the epicardia.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ep·i·car·di·al

(ep'i-kar'dē-ăl),
1. Relating to the epicardia.
2. Relating to the epicardium.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ep·i·car·di·al

(ep'i-kahr'dē-ăl)
1. Relating to the epicardia.
2. Relating to the epicardium.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Epicardial pacemaker can be implanted using median sternotomy, lateral thoracotomy, left subcostal or xiphoid approach.
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Epicardial fat is thought to play a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of coronary artery disease (CAD) as it releases a wide range of biologically active molecules that modulate vascular smooth-muscle contraction (25).
Myocardial bridging is a congenital anomaly, where a segment of an epicardial coronary artery is undercover of myocardial fibres for a variable distance and the underlying arterial segment is described as a mural coronary artery or a tunnelled artery.
Several studies showed the association between epicardial fat volume (EFV) and atherosclerotic plaques associated with higher risk of cardiovascular events (1, 7-11).
Klaus Kallenbach of HaerzZenter Luxembourg will present the Mitre Medical epicardial annuloplasty approach during the EACTS Techno College session at the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS) annual meeting on Thursday the 18th.
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[USA] Aug 13( ANI ): Cardiologists have noted that the incidence of coronary artery compression in children fitted with epicardial pacemakers may be more common than previously believed.
In cases of slight fatty infiltration, it is typically located in perivascular connective tissue, whereas a larger amount of intramyocardial fat is present in persons with increased amount of epicardial adipose tissue.
She underwent CTA chest which revealed multiple epicardial masses, largest of which measured 6 x 5.5 x 6.1cm (fig-1 and 2), constrictive pericarditis was also suspected.
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