coronary occlusion


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coronary occlusion

[′kär·ə‚ner·ē ə′klü·zhən]
(medicine)
Complete blockage of a coronary artery.
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The functional reserve of collaterals supplying long-term chronic total coronary occlusions in patients without prior myocardial infarction.
However, the contractile state was preserved in the DADLE group while the coronary occlusion diminished the cardiac pumping capacity of the control pigs with some hemodynamic instability.
Of the 38 subjects with RCA occlusion, 10 had coronary occlusion in the proximal part of the RCA, proximal to the right ventricular branch.
The risk of coronary occlusion is low but difficult to assess and most likely depends on the bulkiness of the native leaflets, height of the coronary ostia, and dimensions of sinus of Valsalva (3).
In this study, we induced transient coronary occlusion of increasing duration in conscious dogs and serially measured their plasma concentrations of cytosolic and mitochondrial CK.
Daily treatments with WBPA for three days prior to the induced coronary occlusion reduced the death of heart muscle from 55% in the untreated animals to 16% in the treated animals.
During the period of acute coronary occlusion viability preservation of cardiac tissue, prevention of the aneurysm formation and limitation of the infarction size may be all supplied by coronary collaterals.
Fifteen percent of patients were not implanted because of transient coronary occlusion observed during the procedure allowing the device to be safely removed.
Sintrom (nicoumalone) is indicated for prevention and treatment of venous thrombosis (blood clots), the treatment of atrial fibrillation with embolization (irregular heart rhythms with obstruction), prevention and treatment of pulmonary embolism (obstruction of the pulmonary artery) and as an adjunct in the treatment of coronary occlusion (blockage of the coronary artery) and transient cerebral ischemic attacks (a mild form of stroke).
The study involved rats that were subjected to 45 minutes of coronary occlusion, followed by three, seven, 21 and 42 days of reperfusion with and without the ECM emulsion injection, respectively.
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