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n.1.Induration of the heart, caused by development of fibrous tissue in the cardiac muscle.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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According to our previously published data at the combined development of postinfarction cardiosclerosis and DM in rats, cardiomyocytes use both fatty acids and glucose as energy substrate.
This study was done on the basis of "City Clinical Hospital Number 1" (Almaty, Kazakhstan), cardiology department, and "Kazakh-Russian Medical University." Peripheral blood samples were collected from 360 patients with stable forms of angina pectoris (angina pectoris of IIY classes according to the Canadian classification of cardiologists and Association of Cardiologists of the Republic of Kazakhstan [16]), with chronic heart failure of II-III classes [17] and postinfarction cardiosclerosis. Diagnosis of IHD was based on WHO criteria.
When these cells are infused immediately in patients with coronary heart disease and postinfarction cardiosclerosis, they are able to modify revitalization of infarct scar as explored by scintigraphy.
Study was aimed at an early detection of subclinical disorders in renal function in patients with ischemic heart disease (IHD), post-infarction cardiosclerosis (PICS) complicated by II-III functional class (FC) of chronic heart failure (CHF) by determination of a level of enzymuria and glomerular filtration rate (GFR).
Antiarrhythmic activity of phytoadaptogens in short-term ischemia-reperfusion of the heart and postinfarction cardiosclerosis. Bull Exp Biol Med.