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Adj.1.fibrocalcific - involving or resulting from calcification of fibrous tissue
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Association between circulating oxidized low-density lipoprotein and fibrocalcific remodeling of the aortic valve in aortic stenosis.
Commissural and paracommissural fibrocalcific dystrophy represent sites of greater resistance that hinder commissural splitting, leading to delivery of the balloon pressure to the relatively thin AML and causing it to tear because the posterior mitral leaflet is fibrosed and rolled up most of the time8.
Fibrous plaques were characterized by homogeneous, signal-rich regions; fibrocalcific plaques by signal-poor regions with sharp borders; and lipid-rich plaques by signal-poor regions with diffuse borders (Figure 2, A through F).
Radiologic studies showed haziness and distortion of the trabecula in the left mastoid air cell, and minimal fibrocalcific pulmonary tuberculosis in both upper lungs.
The study disclosed aneurysmal dilatation of the proximal and mid segments of the right coronary artery (RCA), along with large, proximal fibrocalcific plaques resulting in high grade luminal obstruction.
The fibrocalcific nodules found on the chest radiograph imply that either 1) the patient might have had histoplasmosis for years and it became disseminated because of immunosuppressive therapy for rheumatoid arthritis or 2) the patient was reinfected with the calcified lesions that resulted from prior histoplasmosis.
Conversely, the nonobstructive atheroma or Type N lesion, which has a nonfibrous, thin cap and does not cause lumenal obstruction, is often more susceptible to rupture compared with a more advanced, highly stenotic, fibrocalcific lesion.
CSI's orbital technology is well suited for removing calcific and fibrocalcific plaque in coronary lesions.
The X-ray chest PA and Lateral views (Fig-1a, b) revealed fibrocalcific lesions with haziness in both mid and upper zones with multiple calcific lesions in both hilar and perihilar regions and blunting of both costophrenic angles suggestive of Pulmonary Koch's with calcified lymphadenopathy and associated pleural pathology.
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