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Research & Reviews  98 results

The Relationship Between Earlobe Creases and the Presence, Extent, and Severity of Coro...
The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology; Ravi K, Sivakumar RK et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - The Relationship Between Earlobe Creases and the Presence, Extent, and Severity of Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis: Points to Ponder.|2021|Ravi K,Sivakumar RK,Patra AP,|

Platelet phagocytosis via PSGL1 and accumulation of microparticles in systemic sclerosis.
Arthritis & Rheumatology (Hoboken, N.J.); Manfredi AA, Ramirez GA et. al.

Jul 20th, 2021 - It is unclear why activated platelets and platelet-derived microparticles (µPs) accumulate in the blood of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc). Here we investigated whether defective phagocytosis might contribute. Platelet-neutrophil interactio...

Cadmium Exposure and Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis: A Cross-Sectional Population-Base...
Environmental Health Perspectives; Barregard L, Sallsten G et. al.

Jun 24th, 2021 - The general population is ubiquitously exposed to the toxic metal cadmium through the diet and smoking. Cadmium exposure is associated with increased morbidity and mortality in myocardial infarction and stroke. Atherosclerosis is the main underlyi...

Impact of Lower Versus Higher LDL Cholesterol Targets on Cardiovascular Events After Is...
Diabetes Amarenco P, Kim JS et. al.

May 14th, 2021 - After an ischemic stroke with evidence of atherosclerosis, lipid-lowering treatment with a target LDL cholesterol of <70 mg/dL compared with 100 ± 10 mg/dL reduced the risk of subsequent cardiovascular events. In this analysis, we explored the eff...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  5 results

Correlates of Angiographic Changes and Coronary Events

Apr 24th, 2017 - BACKGROUND: A multitude of coronary angiographic trials have been conducted using various endpoint measures based on repeated coronary angiograms. Relative to coronary event trials, angiographic trials require both a smaller sample size and reduce...

Racial Differences in the Coronary Microcirculation

May 13th, 2016 - BACKGROUND: Although studies in 1992 with a sufficient number of minority patients were sparse, those available suggested that Black Americans had a higher case fatality from coronary heart disease, but lesser amounts of atherosclerotic coronary a...

Epidemiological Tool To Detect Angina Pectoris in Blacks

Feb 18th, 2016 - BACKGROUND: Angina pectoris is often considered a manifestation of coronary artery atherosclerosis that is associated with an increased mortality risk. Overall, coronary heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in United State...

Efficacy and Safety of the ACAT Inhibitor CS-505 (Pactimibe) for Reducing the Progression of Coronary Artery Disease

Sep 11th, 2007 - The purpose of this study is to learn if CS-505 is safe and effective for slowing down or possibly reversing the buildup of tissue, cells and fatty deposits (plaque) in the blood vessels of the heart (coronary artery atherosclerosis).

Coronary Bypass Surgery Trial: Complete Arterial Revascularization and Conventional Coronary Artery Surgery

Oct 13th, 2006 - Coronary artery surgery effectively relieves angina and prolongs life in certain patient subsets. It is the most frequently performed major surgical procedure and therefore has profound economical impact. Unfortunately angina returns in 10 to 20 p...

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News  12 results

Fast Five Quiz: Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis

Nov 11th, 2019 - Coronary artery atherosclerosis contributes to the leading cause of death worldwide. It is the principal cause of coronary artery disease (CAD), in which atherosclerotic changes are present within the walls of the coronary arteries. Plaque rupture...

Fast Five Quiz: Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis

Nov 11th, 2019 - Coronary angiography was the first available in vivo assessment of the coronary arteries. In this technique, an iodinated contrast agent is injected through a catheter placed at the ostium of the coronaries. The contrast agent is then visualized t...

Fast Five Quiz: Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis

Nov 11th, 2019 - Answer 2/5 Which of the following is most accurate regarding the presentation and physical examination of patients with coronary artery atherosclerosis? Your peers chose: High or low blood pressure may be noted in patients with atherosclerosis, an...

Fast Five Quiz: Can You Recognize Subtle and Surprising Signs of Heart Conditions?

Jul 11th, 2017 - Cardiovascular symptoms in pericardial effusion can include the following: Chest pain, pressure, discomfort: Characteristically, pericardial pain may be relieved by sitting up and leaning forward and is intensified by lying supine. Light-headednes...

Fast Five Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of Acute Coronary Syndrome

Apr 26th, 2017 - An early invasive strategy (ie, diagnostic angiography with intent to perform revascularization) is indicated in patients with unstable angina/NSTEMI who have refractory angina or hemodynamic or electrical instability without serious comorbidities...

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