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Related to Cardiac fibrosis: fibrosis of cardiac muscle, cardiac hypertrophy

cardiac

1. of or relating to the heart
2. of or relating to the portion of the stomach connected to the oesophagus
3. a person with a heart disorder
4. Obsolete a drug that stimulates the heart muscle

cardiac

[′kärd·ē‚ak]
(anatomy)
Of, pertaining to, or situated near the heart.
Of or pertaining to the cardia of the stomach.
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CT-1 is a promoter of atherosclerosis by stimulating collagen synthesis and promoting cardiac fibrosis [19].
These findings suggested that angoroside C could reduce the cardiac fibrosis in a rat model of AAC, and this perfect ability might be attributed to the inhibition of collagen synthesis.
Recurrent exposure to subclinical lipopolysaccharide increases mortality and induces cardiac fibrosis in mice.
Recently, researchers linked Galectin-3 to cardiac fibrosis.
Aldosterone mediats angiotensin II-induced interstitial cardiac fibrosis via a Nox2-containing NADPH oxidase.
24) Cardiac fibrosis ranks among the more deadly complications of diabetes, resulting in gradually diminishing cardiac output and heart failure.
Heart involvement in SSc may be due not only to PAH but also cardiac fibrosis.
Bromocriptine has not been implicated as a cause of cardiac fibrosis and remains an effective alternative to cabergoline," it advised.
A necropsy performed on Judeo, the 28-year-old chimp that died July 26, determined he died from ``anesthesia complications associated with severe cardiac fibrosis.
1992) reported that the severity of cardiac fibrosis may become significantly apparent with the development of remodeling by increasing MMP activity.
On postmortem examination, chronic renal disease and moderate cardiac fibrosis and endocardiosis were observed, but these conditions were considered to be age-related.