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

car·di·ac

 (kär′dē-ăk′)
adj.
1. Of, near, or relating to the heart: cardiac arteries. See Usage Note at coronary.
2. Of or relating to the cardia.
n.
A person with a heart disorder.

[Middle English, from Latin cardiacus, from Greek kardiakos, from kardiā, heart; see kerd- in Indo-European roots.]

cardiac

(ˈkɑːdɪˌæk)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the heart
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the portion of the stomach connected to the oesophagus
n
3. (Medicine) a person with a heart disorder
4. (Pharmacology) obsolete a drug that stimulates the heart muscle
[C17: from Latin cardiacus, from Greek, from kardia heart]

car•di•ac

(ˈkɑr diˌæk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the heart: cardiac disease.
2. of or pertaining to the esophageal portion of the stomach.
n.
3. a person suffering from heart disease.
[1400–50; late Middle English (< Middle French cardiaque) < Latin cardiacus < Greek kardiakós <kardí(a) heart]

car·di·ac

(kär′dē-ăk′)
Relating to the heart: a cardiac disorder.

cardiac

Relating to the heart.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cardiac - of or relating to the heart; "cardiac arrest"
Translations
قَلْبي، مُتَعَلِّقٌ بالقَلب
srdeční
hjerte-
قلبی
szív-
hjarta-
širdies
sirds-
kalbe ait

cardiac

[ˈkɑːdɪæk]
A. ADJcardíaco
B. CPD cardiac arrest Nparo m cardíaco

cardiac

[ˈkɑːrdiæk] adjcardiaquecardiac arrest narrêt m cardiaque

cardiac

adjHerz-

cardiac

[ˈkɑːdɪæk] adj (Med) → cardiaco/a

cardiac

(ˈkaːdiӕk) adjective
of the heart. This patient has a cardiac complaint; cardiac failure.

car·di·ac

a. cardíaco-a, referente al corazón.

cardiac

adj cardíaco or cardiaco
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However, vitamin D deficiency is thought to interfere with calcium transport in cardiac cells, and may contribute to cardiac fibrosis and inflammation, leading to faster progression to heart failure following damage to cardiac muscle.
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Initially, cardiac fibrosis protects from ventricular wall rupture, but subsequent myocardial remodelling causes heart failure, representing a leading cause of death in Europe.
The VR process is a complex set of events involving hypertrophy, cardiac fibrosis, alterations of gene expression and extracellular matrix that result in wall thickening, followed by heart failure (HF) (Kacimi and Gerdes, 2003).
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The IM injections also decreased cardiac fibrosis in the vicinity of the injection sites.
ST2 is a soluble protein expressed by the heart in response to disease or injury and is reflective of ventricular remodeling and cardiac fibrosis.
It would be ideal to have new approaches that target the cellular overproduction that leads to heart muscle stiffening and cardiac fibrosis," the researcher said.