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calcification

[‚kal·sə·fə′kā·shən]
(geochemistry)
Any process of soil formation in which the soil colloids are saturated to a high degree with exchangeable calcium, thus rendering them relatively immobile and nearly neutral in reaction.
(physiology)
The deposit of calcareous matter within the tissues of the body.
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org/article/S0025-6196(17)30577-3/fulltext) In one of the studies , the association between exercise and higher coronary artery calcification was only present in white men, but not in the white women, black men and black women who were also studied.
Multivariate linear and logistic regressions were used to examine the differences in cIMT and to estimate the odds ratio for coronary artery calcification (CAC) at ages 42, 42, 48, 51, 54, and 57 years.
establish causal or temporal relationships between serum magnesium and coronary artery calcification," and the association between magnesium deficiency and arterial calcification may not hold true for people with a different ethnicity.
Whether the coronary artery calcification scores in RA patients actually predict more adverse cardiovascular events more accurately is not clear.
1556) investigated the association of SHS with coronary artery calcification (CAC), a reliable measure of the degree of coronary atherosclerosis and also associated with cardiac events.
Coronary artery calcification was more frequent in individuals with ED than in age-matched controls with similar coronary risk score.
The problem particularly affects patients with chronic kidney problems, with more than 80% of dialysis patients develop some degree of coronary artery calcification.
Objective: To investigate the role of coronary artery calcification score (Agatston score) in the prediction of renal calculi composition.
The researchers selected 495 men and women ages 35 to 47 with no evidence of coronary artery calcification (a precursor to CAD) on CT scans.
Clinicians use pulse pressure (an indicator of arterial stiffness and aging) to measure coronary artery calcification in patients on dialysis.

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