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atheroma

[‚ath·ə′rōm·ə]
(medicine)
A lipid deposit in the inner wall of an artery; characteristic of atherosclerosis.
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Elongated styloid process and atheroma in panoramic radiography and its relationship with systemic osteoporosis and osteopenia.
The aim of this study is to evaluate in vivo [sup.111]In-DANBIRT molecular imaging of LFA-1 expressing inflammatory leukocytes within the evolving atheroma as a marker of disease progression in the apoE-deficient mice with either a normal diet or a high-fat diet.
The 2014 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) guidelines recommend antiplatelet therapy and statin treatment for patients with an ischemic stroke and evidence for an aortic arch atheroma [22].
CD40L is an important inflammatory signaling molecule involved in different stages of atherosclerosis development, from the beginning to acute complications after atheroma plaque's rupture (24).
* Grade 4--Well-defined lipid core with luminal surface covered by normal intima (atheroma or fibro plaque)
Grade Aspect Clinical impact atherosclerosis 1 Normal appearing aorta Normal 2 Extensive intimal thickening 3 Atheroma protruding < 5 mm 4 Atheroma protruding > 5 mm Diseased 5 Mobile atheroma Table 2: Baseline characteristics comparing patients with and without perioperative screening with modified TEE.
Thus, in the current study, we evaluated the long-term effects of a MeDiet intervention on most biomarkers participating in the early and late steps of atheroma plaque development in a cohort of elderly subjects enrolled in the PREDIMED study.
Caption: Figure 3: Right coronary angiogram with normal left coronary anatomy with no obstructing atheroma.
Along with the evaluation of dental and maxillofacial hard tissues, panoramic radiograph can be used to spot soft tissue calcifications including calcified carotid artery atheroma (13).
The coroner reported the cause of death as heart disease two days later because he found coronary atheroma, no doubt, pending toxicology and drug testing, which came back negative.
We speculate that elevated expression of TGF-[beta]1 in atheroma lesions may be partly correlated with plaques growth in ApoE-/- mice with P4H[alpha]1 overexpression.