- Review: Aspirin reduces CAD events in persons with no history of cardiovascular disease, but it increases gastrointestinal bleeding. Jain, Meera; Rosenberg, Mark // ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 137 Issue 1, p6
Provides information on a study that examined the benefits and harms of aspirin use to prevent coronary artery disease events in persons with no history of cardiovascular disease. Data sources; Study selection; Data extraction; Main results; Conclusions.
- The endothelium: a new target for therapy. Cooke, J.P. // Vascular Medicine;2000, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p49
At one time considered merely a monolayer of cells lining the vascular conduit, the endothelium has emerged recently as an organ with functions as complex as any in the body. A highly active regulatory organ, the endothelium senses and assesses the hemodynamic, humoral, and inflammatory signals...
- Undertreatment of dyslipidemia in peripheral arterial disease and other high-risk populations: an opportunity for cardiovascular disease reduction. Hirsch, Alan T; Gotto Jr, Antonio M // Vascular Medicine;2002, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p323
Atherosclerosis is a form of arterial disease that manifests in the coronary circulation as coronary artery disease (CAD), in the carotid arteries as cerebrovascular disease, and in the aorta and lower extremity arteries as peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The systemic nature of the disease is...
- Selective COX-2 inhibition improves endothelial function in coronary artery disease. Prabhakaran, Dorairaj; Anand, Sonia S // Vascular Medicine;2003, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p63
Question: What are the effects of celecoxib, a selective COX-2 inhibitor on endothelial function? Population: Fourteen male patients (46ï¿½77 years) with severe coronary artery disease and chronic stable angina who did not have a coronary revascularization procedure three months prior to...
- MR Angiography to Assess Coronary Artery Disease. Zepf, Bill // American Family Physician;7/1/2002, Vol. 66 Issue 1, p156
Presents information on a prospective, multicenter, international study to evaluate the clinical usefulness of magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) in the diagnosis of coronary heart disease. Background on invasive and noninvasive techniques in identifying coronary artery disease; Reliability...
- Obesity and Heart Disease: The Last Great Risk Factor? Rippe, James M. // Nutrition in Clinical Care;Jan/Feb98 Supplement 1, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p1
Focuses on the relationship of obesity and coronary heart disease (CHD) in the United States. Consideration of obesity as a risk factor for CHD; Percentage of obese adult population in the country; Increase of the risk for the development of CHD.
- Obesity as a Risk Factor for Heart Disease: An Overview. Rippe, James M. // Nutrition in Clinical Care;Jan/Feb98 Supplement 1, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p3
Presents an overview related to the relationship of obesity with coronary heart disease (CHD) in the United States. Prevalence of obesity in the country; Consideration of obesity as a strong and independent factor for CHD; Promotion of the clustering of multiple CHD risk factors due to obesity.
- Combined Endovascular Treatment of a Descending Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm and Off-Pump Myocardial Revascularization. Moura, Marcelo R.L.; Melissano, Germano; Maisano, Francesco; Marone, Enrico M.; Civilini, Efrem; Alfieri, Ottavio; Chiesa, Robert // Vascular & Endovascular Surgery;Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p305
Presents a case study of a 76-year-old man with severe coronary artery disease and a thoracic aneurysm. Background on the incidence of aneurysmatic disease of the thoracic aorta; Medical history of the patient; Diagnosis and treatment.
- Introduction. T�th, Peter P. // Journal of Family Practice;Nov2009 Supplement, Vol. 58, pS17
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including a pathogenesis update of atherosclerosis, a review on the new biomarkers or cardiovascular risk, and the supporting data on the practice of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) objectives in determining patients...
- No adequate predictors to guide the treatment of post-TIA stroke. // Modern Medicine;Nov94, Vol. 62 Issue 11, p63
Presents an abstract of an article entitled `Factors Affecting Survival and Occurrence of Stroke in Patients With Transient Ischemic Attacks,' by B.A. Evans, J.D. Sciks and J.P. Whisnant in the May 1994 issue of the `Mayo Clinical Proceedings,' about the lack of adequate predictors to guide the...