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Endothelial dysfunction assessment by flow-mediated dilation in a high-altitude population - Dove Medical Press



Endothelial dysfunction assessment by flow-mediated dilation in a high-altitude population 
Dove Medical Press
The cases were subjects with hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, or a history of stroke or coronary artery disease. Flow-mediated vasodilation (FMD) of the ... Intima?media complex in the right carotid artery was also determined. An increase in ...

 


Why it's so important to keep your arteries and veins healthy - Bel Marra Health



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Why it's so important to keep your arteries and veins healthy 
Bel Marra Health
PAD can also increase the risk of heart attack or stroke. Carotid artery disease: Carotid arteries run alongside the neck to supply blood to the brain and head. Plaque buildup along these arteries makes it difficult for blood to pass through and ...

 


Life Line Screening Presents Facts About Peripheral Vascular Disease - Premier Gazette



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Life Line Screening Presents Facts About Peripheral Vascular Disease 
Premier Gazette
Peripheral artery disease is a general term for cardiovascular disease that usually extends into the lower limbs. Carotid artery stenosis refers to cardiovascular disease that causes a blockage to occur in the carotid artery. Finally, an abdominal ...

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Study: Disadvantaged kids at higher risk for heart disease later in life - WRVO Public Media



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Study: Disadvantaged kids at higher risk for heart disease later in life 
WRVO Public Media
The study found that disadvantaged children have a thicker carotid artery wall -- which can lead to things like heart disease and other problems later in life. Dr. Clyde Yancey is the chief of cardiology in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern ...

 


Xarelto Plus Aspirin: Based on COMPASS, It Cuts Costs - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network



Xarelto Plus Aspirin: Based on COMPASS, It Cuts Costs 
AJMC.com Managed Markets Network
Anand SS, Bosch J, Connolly SJ, et al. Rivaroxaban with or without aspirin in patients with stable peripheral or carotid artery disease: an international, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial [published online November 10, 2017]. Lancet.

 


Wheeling Hospital Offers Free Screenings for Vascular Disease ... - Wheeling Intelligencer



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Wheeling Hospital Offers Free Screenings for Vascular Disease ... 
Wheeling Intelligencer
Photo by Linda Comins Dr. John Klay, a cardiovascular surgeon and director of Wheeling Hospital's vascular laboratories, describes vascular conditions ...

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Second Carotid Endarterectomies May Be Particularly Risky - MedPage Today



Second Carotid Endarterectomies May Be Particularly Risky 
MedPage Today
"Our bias is that other than a few exceptions, very few clinicians in the near future will even perform redo CEA, instead opting for CAS for redo carotid artery stenosis," the editorial continued. "In considering redo CEA, there are multiple additional ...

 


APS Carries 2.5x Risk of Subclinical Atherosclerosis - MedPage Today



APS Carries 2.5x Risk of Subclinical Atherosclerosis 
MedPage Today
Like diabetes patients, people with antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) have a nearly 2.5-fold risk of subclinical carotid and femoral atherosclerosis compared with healthy controls, according to researchers in Greece. Carotid plaques occurred in 28% of ...

 


Healthy programs, classes & screenings - Huntington Herald Dispatch



Healthy programs, classes & screenings 
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Three screenings available: Peripheral vascular disease, carotid artery and abdominal aortic aneurysm. Cost is $45 per test or $99 for three-test package; cash or check only. Call 304-526-1492. n Yoga, 4:305:30 p.m., St. Mary's Wellness Center ...

 


Is overactive bladder microvasculature disease a component of systemic atheroscleorosis? - UroToday



Is overactive bladder microvasculature disease a component of systemic atheroscleorosis? 
UroToday
In this case-control study, we assessed atherosclerosis indicators, such as Framingham risk scores and carotid and femoral artery intima-media thickness, and evaluated possible bladder wall responses to atherosclerosis using endovaginal color Doppler ...