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The human coronary collateral circulation

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Cardiovascular diseases, in particular coronary artery disease (CAD), are the leading ... The coronary collateral circulation has been recognised for a long time as an .... New vessels can subsequently develop from the pre-existing plexus by .... Controversy over the ability of angiogenic growth factors to promote coronary ...

CAD - Coronary Artery Disease | Nursing CEU Course

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To control atherosclerosis, it is also important to keep blood pressure low, to reduce high ... People who develop symptomatic coronary artery disease should begin or ... A common finding in coronary artery disease is collateral circulation, the .... into the arteries of the heart, a person is said to have coronary artery disease.

Chapter 27: Cerebrovascular disorders

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Collateral circulation is the major safety factor that helps protect the brain from ... Almost 50% of persons who suffer a complete ischemic stroke have stenotic or ... Embolic disease usually results from some cardiac abnormality (such as ... From 20-40% of patients with TIAs progress to ultimately develop a cerebral infarction.

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Overview, History and Definition of Cardiac ...

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Background Cardiac rehabilitation aims to reverse limitations experienced by ... over 14 million persons suffer from some form of coronary artery disease (CAD) or its ... Reintegrate heart disease patients into successful functional status in their ..... not seem to improve cardiac hemodynamic function or collateral circulation to ...

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) - All Modules - ATrain Education

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Technically, ischemic heart disease is a broader disease category than ... A person with CAD has a 1 in 3 chance of having blocked leg arteries .... With enough time, these collateral arteries can widen and offer some circulation to heart muscle .... in atherosclerosis, plaque tends to develop near branch points inside large ...

Coronary Artery Calcification: Pathophysiology ... - Circulation

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The importance of calcification in such individuals will have to await event data that ... The ability to detect and quantify coronary artery calcium using currently ... Recent pathological studies have shown that atherosclerotic plaques prone to ...... the 8-year risk of coronary heart disease for the average middle-aged person at ...

Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Arterial Insufficiency of the ...

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The purpose of this paper was to develop guidelines for the treatment of .... Furthermore, persons with diabetes have a sevenfold higher rate of lower ... In addition to the effects of lower extremity arterial disease on cardiovascular .... In general, a pressure >50 mm Hg is consistent with good collateral circulation, whereas ...

Coronary artery disease - Medical Dictionary - The Free Dictionary

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Coronary artery disease, also called coronary heart disease or heart disease, ... Arteries expand, for example, when a person is climbing stairs, exercising, ... People with more risk factors are more likely to develop coronary artery disease. ..... If there is adequate collateral circulation to the heart muscle at the time of the  ...

Understanding Heart Disease

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Chapter Eight Atherosclerosis and Coronary-Artery Disease ... When the plaque begins to affect blood flow, large collateral channels connecting ... the varying ability of persons to metabolize fatty substances plays an important role as well. ..... supplied to the heart by the coronary circulation may become insufficient to cover ...

Pretreatment with Hyperbaric Oxygen and its effect on ...

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Recognition of oxygen's physiological importance is age-old knowledge, but only recently ... hyperbaric oxygen to boost emergency treatment for heart attack. ... clot-dissolving drugs' ability to minimize heart damage and save the lives of heart attack ..... or shock, and to allow time for collateral blood circulation to develop...