coronary artery disease

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coronary artery disease

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Atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries, often leading to angina pectoris or heart attack, and associated with risk factors such as hypertension, smoking, diabetes mellitus, and high levels of LDL cholesterol. Also called coronary heart disease.
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Noun1.coronary artery disease - a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteriescoronary artery disease - a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries
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Working in noisy environments is also associated with an increased risk of ischaemic heart disease through the increased physical stress of noise causing increased blood pressure.
Contributing factors included a fractured neck of femur and ischaemic heart disease.
This epidemiological pattern is strikingly different from that in the developed world, where a much older population suffers from HF, with ischaemic heart disease the primary cause.
The Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease Risk Factor Study (KIHD) analyzed the serum vitamin D levels and occurrence of headache in approximately 2,600 men aged between 42 and 60 years in 1984-1989.
He pointed out that we cannot prevent atherosclerosis which leads to Ischaemic Heart Disease but we can reduce Athero-thrombotic events with Aspirin therapy.
The Public Services Ombudsman for Wales found that Mr Y, who died of ischaemic heart disease, should have been seen at the rapid access chest pain clinic (at Ysbyty Gwynedd) within 7 days of his GP's urgent referral.
The BROAD study: A randomised controlled trial using a whole food plant-based diet in the community for obesity, ischaemic heart disease or diabetes.
Global and regional mortality from ischaemic heart disease and stroke attributable to higher-than-optimum blood glucose concentration: comparative risk assessment.
Ischaemic heart disease was the leading cause of premature mortality in all regions, apart from in low income countries where the leading cause was lower respiratory infections.
Compare to men, female patients were older, more often had risk factors such as hypertension and diabetes, but less often suffered from already manifest ischaemic heart disease.
The prevalence of ischaemic heart disease was also higher in Micral positive group (28%) compared to Micral negative group (6%).
In Britain it is estimated that more than 7,300 people died from ischaemic heart disease linked to outdoor air pollution during 2012.