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Atherosclerosis in a defined population.

Nils H. Sternby

Atherosclerosis in a defined population.

An autopsy survey in Malmö, Sweden

by Nils H. Sternby

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Published by Munksgaard in Copenhagen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atherosclerosis.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 206-216.

    Statementby Nils H. Sternby.
    SeriesActa pathologica et microbiologica Scandinavica. Supplementum, 194
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC692 .S73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p.
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5665323M
    LC Control Number68116591

    atherosclerosis is a process in which abnormal deposits of lipids, cholesterol, and plaque build up, leading to coronary artery disease and other cardiovascular problems. Atherosclerosis. A. therosclerosis is a disease in which plaque. builds up inside your arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood to your heart and other parts of your body. Plaque is made up of fat, cholesterol, calcium, and. other substances found in the blood.

      Atherosclerosis is a medical condition that occurs due to the build-up of plaque inside the lining of the arteries. Over time, fatty deposits accumulate in the arterial lining due to smoking, elevated blood pressure, and elevated cholesterol levels, thereby causing atherosclerosis. Background— Patients infected with HIV present with premature atherosclerosis, and the 2 diseases share common pathogenic pathways. We investigated mutations in .

    OBJECTIVE —To investigate the association of insulin resistance and clinically defined metabolic syndrome (MetS) with subclinical atherosclerosis and examine whether these relationships vary by race/ethnicity or sex. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS —Subclinical atherosclerosis was assessed by coronary artery calcium (CAC) and carotid intima-medial thickness (IMT) in 5, .   Reilly SL, Ferrell RE, Kottke BA, Kamboh MI, Sing CF. The gender-specific apolipoprotein E genotype influence on the distribution of lipids and apolipoproteins in the population of Rochester, MN. I. Pleiotropic effects on means and variances. Am J Hum Genet. Dec;49(6) Erratum in: Am J Hum Genet Oct;51(4)


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Atherosclerosis in a defined population by Nils H. Sternby Download PDF EPUB FB2

Atherosclerosis. This note covers the following topics: Signs and symptoms, Diagnosis, Overview of Atherosclerosis, Etiology of Atherosclerosis, Risk Factors for Atherosclerosis, Epidemiology of Atherosclerosis, Patient Education in Atherosclerosis, Patient History, Physical Examination, Lipid Profile, Blood Glucose and Hemoglobin A1C, Ultrasonographic Examination, MRI and Scintigraphy.

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which the inside of an artery narrows due to the buildup of plaque. Initially, there are generally no symptoms. When severe, it can result in coronary artery disease, stroke, peripheral artery disease, or kidney problems, depending on which arteries are affected.

Symptoms, if they occur, generally do not begin until middle tion: Statins, blood pressure medication, aspirin. Get this from a library. Atherosclerosis in a defined population: an autopsy survey in Malmö, Sweden. [Nils H Sternby]. The prevalence of peripheral artery disease (PAD) as a reflection of systemic atherosclerosis is dramatically increasing with aging of the population.

According to abnormal preliminary diagnostic tests such as the ankle-brachial index (ABI), the overall 3% to 10% prevalence of PAD increases to 15% to 20% in ages older than 70 years. Atherosclerosis is a hardening and narrowing of your arteries.

It can put blood flow at risk as your arteries become blocked. You might hear it called arteriosclerosis or atherosclerotic. Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory vascular disease characterized by the formation of an atherosclerotic plaque (atheroma or fibroinflammatory lipid plaque) in the vessel wall of medium- or large-sized elastic or muscular arteries, thereby impairing arterial function.

About this book With atherosclerosis being the number one cause of death in the western world, this handbook and ready reference provides a comprehensive account of the different stages and factors in the development of the atherosclerotic plaque.

Biology and pathology of atherosclerosis; Coronary heart disease: epidemiology and prevention; Influences acting in utero and in early childhood; Management of stable angina; Management of acute coronary syndrome; Percutaneous interventional cardiac procedures; Cardiac bypass and.

Abstract Atherosclerosis is a chronic, progressive, inflammatory disease with a long asymptomatic phase. Disease progression can lead eventually to the occurrence of acute cardiovascular events such as myocardial infarction, unstable angina pectoris and sudden cardiac death.

Abstract:Atherosclerosis is a leading cause of vascular disease worldwide. Its major clinical manifestations include ischemic heart disease, ischemic stroke, and peripheral arterial disease.

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries. Over time, plaque hardens and narrows your arteries. Learn more about causes, risk factors, screening and prevention, signs and symptoms, diagnoses, and treatments for atherosclerosis, and how to participate in clinical trials.

Atherosclerosis is a slow, progressive disease that may start in childhood. In some people, atherosclerosis progresses rapidly in their 30s. In others, it doesn’t become dangerous until they reach their 50s or 60s. (Some hardening of the arteries is normal as people age.).

A post-mortem examination of atherosclerosis was performed on of persons (70%) aged 10 and over who had died in Malmö, Sweden, between 1 April and 30 September ; 74% of all deaths in persons aged years were studied.

Causes of death were classified according to death certificates into: coronary heart disease, other atherosclerosis, neoplastic disease, accidents and. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC), sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is a prospective epidemiologic study conducted in four U.S.

communities. ARIC is designed to investigate the causes of atherosclerosis and its clinical outcomes, and variation in cardiovascular risk factors, medical care, and disease by race, gender, location, and date.

Atherosclerosis was defined as irregular intimal thickening with increased echogenicity. Atherosclerotic plaques were defined as complex in the presence of protruding atheroma more than 4-mm thick (4,7–9), mobile debris, or plaque ulceration, and as simple for plaques lacking these morphologic features in any aortic segment.

The term 'prevalence' of Atherosclerosis usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Atherosclerosis at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Atherosclerosis refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Atherosclerosis diagnosed each year. Atherosclerosis brings together, from all sources, papers concerned with investigation on atherosclerosis, its risk factors and clinical manifestations.

Atherosclerosis covers basic and translational, clinical and population research approaches to arterial and vascular biology and disease, as well as. a form of arteriosclerosis (= hardening of the arteries, the thick tubes carrying blood from the heart) that is caused by a fatty substance building up inside the arteries Thesaurus: synonyms and related words.

Atherosclerosis results from the gradual buildup of fatty deposits called plaque, or lesions, in the interior walls of large and medium-sized arteries.

The disease process starts with small changes in the artery wall and takes years to develop to a point where the narrowing arteries may produce symptoms or negatively affect your health.

Atherosclerosis Definition Atherosclerosis is the build up of a waxy plaque on the inside of blood vessels. In Greek, athere means gruel, and skleros means hard. Atherosclerosis is often called arteriosclerosis.

Arteriosclerosis (from the Greek arteria, meaning artery) is a general term for hardening of the arteries. Arteriosclerosis can occur in.

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque, composed of fat, cholesterol, calcium and other substances, builds up inside the arteries. Over time, the plaque hardens and can impede blood flow. When the buildup occurs, plaque can rupture and blood clots (thromboses) form in a coronary artery, leading to a heart attack — or worse.

Atherosclerosis is a narrowing of the arteries caused by a buildup of plaque. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry oxygen and nutrients from your heart to the rest of your body. As you get.Hypertension is defined as a systolic blood pressure (SBP) ≥ mmHg and/or a diastolic blood pressure (DBP) ≥ 90mmHg.

Elevated blood pressure is a well established risk factor for atherosclerosis, including mortality from coronary heart disease and stroke.