arterial plaque


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Noun1.arterial plaque - a fatty deposit inside an arterial wall; characteristic of atherosclerosis
plaque - (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
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Hardening of the arteries tends to be irreversible in older people who already have large amounts of arterial plaque as well as health problems such as diabetes and high cholesterol, Eckel said.
That deep red color comes from potent antioxidant compounds called betalains, which interfere with the formation of arterial plaque.
Hospitals that offer arterial plaque treatments could be a direct source of information, and a speaker might be available or even a field trip to their facilities might stimulate meaningful discussions.
Plaque rupture occurs when unstable arterial plaque breaks through the smooth arterial wall, triggering the release of white blood cells and other substances to the site.
One of the fundamental questions about CAD - whose progression begins in young adults with arterial plaque accumulation leading to life-threatening outcomes later in life - is why natural selection has not removed or reduced this costly disease," the study says.
Researchers at BGU and the Sheba Medical Center have developed a new therapy to treat atherosclerosis and prevent heart failure with a new biomedical polymer that reduces arterial plaque and inflammation in the cardiovascular system.
But few know that not all arterial plaque is the same.
This compound also helps reduce arterial plaque formation.
It goes to the heart of the anticorruption character of the Constitution, and it asks whether the Court of Appeals is an artery that pumps life into the clean-government ideal, or an arterial plaque which requires nothing less than a Supreme Court stent.
If that's not you, the flu still can knock you for a loop, trigger complications such as pneumonia, worsen a prior chronic condition or cause rupture of arterial plaque, triggering a heart attack, stroke or impotence.
High in pyrazine and the enzyme nattokinase, blood thinners that can prevent thrombosis (blood clot formations) by essentially devouring arterial plaque, natto significantly reduces the risk of suffering a pulmonary embolism (arterial blockage) that could lead to a heart attack or stroke.
CECs have now become an important biomarker to monitor arterial plaque disruption, and therefore a potential diagnostic tool to identify patients at the greatest risk of myocardial infarction.