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ALLMedicine™ Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis Center

Research & Reviews  93 results

Prevalence of Subclinical Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis in the General Population.
Circulation Bergström G, Persson M et. al.

Sep 21st, 2021 - Early detection of coronary atherosclerosis using coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA), in addition to coronary artery calcification (CAC) scoring, may help inform prevention strategies. We used CCTA to determine the prevalence, severit...

Cardiac adiposity as a modulator of cardiovascular disease in HIV.
HIV Medicine; Bonou M, Kapelios CJ et. al.

Sep 14th, 2021 - With the number of people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) steadily increasing, cardiovascular disease has emerged as a leading cause of non-HIV related mortality. People living with HIV (PLWH) appear to be at increased risk of coron...

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...

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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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