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Carotid Contrast Ultrasound

… and identifying the presence of subclinical cardiovascular disease. Although ultrasound contrast agents are currently … and intima of the carotid plaque, literally 'feeding' the atherosclerotic plaque (tumor) with nutrient blood. Carotid …

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Effects of Reconstituted High-density Lipoprotein Infusions on Coronary Atherosclerosis

… DOI: https://doi.org/10.15420/usc.2007.4.2.32 Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is the result of a continuous and deleterious …

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Atherosclerosis Plaque Imaging and Characterization Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging

… pharmacological intervention and lifestyle changes, cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to be the principal cause of death in … the gold standard for diagnosis and quantification of atherosclerotic plaques resulting in flow-limiting arterial …

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Emerging Role of Inflammatory Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

… Article Emerging Role of Inflammatory Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Wolfgang Koenig iD Natalie … to identify patients at risk for future coronary heart disease (CHD). CRP Several studies published during the past … 2 is produced mainly by cells critically involved in atherosclerotic plaque development, such as monocytes, …

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Developments in Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Atherosclerosis

… Atherosclerosis is a systemic disease that can silently affect the entire vascular system … diameter. However, it is now well-known that significant atherosclerotic plaque may be present within the arterial … focal or systemic intervention could be started to prevent cardiovascular events. References Glagov S,Weisenberg E, …

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Atherosclerosis Plaque Imaging and Characterization Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging

… pharmacological intervention and lifestyle changes, cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to be the principal cause of death in … the gold standard for diagnosis and quantification of atherosclerotic plaques resulting in flow-limiting arterial …

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Emerging Role of Inflammatory Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment

… Tables Article Emerging Role of Inflammatory Biomarkers in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment Wolfgang Koenig iD Natalie … to identify patients at risk for future coronary heart disease (CHD). CRP Several studies published during the past … 2 is produced mainly by cells critically involved in atherosclerotic plaque development, such as monocytes, …

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Novel Pharmacologic Treatments for Cardiovascular Disease: A Practical Update

… References Article Novel Pharmacologic Treatments for Cardiovascular Disease: A Practical Update Leo Buckley iD Ahmed Aldemerdash … the FOURIER trial, which randomized 27,564 patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease on maximally tolerated …

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Performance Measures for Cardiac Rehabilitation—An Opportunity to Bridge an Important Treatment Gap

… combining experts from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACPR), the … therapies to reduce the risk of recurrent cardiovascular disease events. The writing committee used the US Public … control cardiac symptoms, stabilize or reverse the atherosclerotic process, and enhance the psychosocial and …

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Cardiac Rehabilitation - An Effective and Comprehensive but Underutilized Program to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with CVD

… and Comprehensive but Underutilized Program to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with CVD Register Now Log In … or even reversing the progression of the underlying atherosclerotic processes, thereby reducing morbidity and … heart failure; patients with peripheral vascular disease with claudication, and patients who had undergone …

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