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*  Amaurosis fugax
"Unilateral visual loss in bright light may indicate ipsilateral carotid artery occlusive disease and may reflect the inability ... ophthalmic artery, or ciliary arteries may cause this transient monocular blindness. Atherosclerotic carotid artery: Amaurosis ... An unusual symptom of carotid artery occlusive disease". Arch. Neurol. 36 (11): 675-6. doi:10.1001/archneur.1979.00500470045007 ... The most common source of these athero-emboli is an atherosclerotic carotid artery. However, a severely atherosclerotic carotid ...
*  Endarterectomy
... particularly when the carotid artery is narrowed. A carotid endarterectomy may itself cause a stroke at the time of operation. ... Pulmonary hypertension caused by chronic thromboembolic disease (CTEPH) may be amenable to pulmonary thromboendarterectomy of ... The procedure is widely used on the carotid artery of the neck as a way to reduce the risk of stroke, ... The first successful reconstruction of the carotid artery was performed by Carrea, Molins, and Murphy in Argentina, later in ...
*  Silent stroke
Metabolic syndrome is a name for a group of risk factors that occur together and increase the risk for coronary artery disease ... 2010). "Silent cerebral infarction is associated with incident stroke and TIA independent of carotid intima-media thickness". ... The blood cells in sickle cell disease are abnormally shaped (sickle-shaped) and may form clots or block blood vessels. ... The narrowing of these arteries which is a risk factor for cerebral infarction, is characterized by an increased velocity of ...
*  Carotid stenting
... prior ipsilateral carotid artery surgery, intra-thoracic or intracranial carotid disease) that make surgery difficult or risky ... stenosis of the carotid artery, or are asymptomatic with >80% stenosis of the internal carotid artery. Carotid stenting may be ... Carotid artery stenting (CAS) is an endovascular procedure where a stent is deployed within the lumen of the carotid artery to ... CAS is used to treat narrowing of the carotid artery in high-risk patients, when carotid endarterectomy is considered too risky ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cardiovascular Disorders: Vascular Disorders: Carotid Artery Disease
... successful management of this condition requires early recognition of the disease, often even before symptoms occur, and prompt ... Blockage or narrowing of the arteries in the neck can cause patients to suffer a stroke which occurs when part of the brain ... When to Operate in Carotid Artery Disease When to operate in carotid artery disease by Jose Biller, M.D. and William H. Thies, ... Health Conditions and Diseases Cardiovascular Disorders Vascular Disorders Carotid Artery Disease 4 ...
*  C. Miller Fisher
Estol CJ (March 1996). "Dr C. Miller Fisher and the history of carotid artery disease". Stroke. 27 (3): 559-66. doi:10.1161/01. ... He contributed greatly to the understanding of stroke, more specifically carotid artery disease and lacunar infarcts and their ... He made a number of contributions to the understanding of cervical artery dissection (carotid artery dissection and vertebral ... He also showed the relationship between stroke and carotid artery stenosis, which made preventive surgery possible and greatly ...
*  Long-term complications of standing
Atherosclerosis can lead to coronary artery disease, carotid artery disease, peripheral artery disease, and aneurysms. Standing ... The authors also found that men with carotid stenosis or ischemic heart disease were at greater risk for the progression of ... "Diseases and Conditions: Varicose veins". Mayo Clinic. Retrieved December 22, 2015. "Society of Interventional Radiology- ... 2000) the authors examined the relationship between standing at work and the progression of carotid atherosclerosis in men. ...
*  Women's Interagency HIV Study
Cytomegalovirus Immunoglobulin G Antibody Is Associated With Subclinical Carotid Artery Disease Among HIV-Infected Women. J ... Cytomegalovirus Immunoglobulin G Antibody Is Associated With Subclinical Carotid Artery Disease Among HIV-Infected Women. J ... The WIHS is funded primarily by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), with additional co-funding ... sexually transmitted diseases, and reproductive function. Thus, WIHS funding was augmented in 2001 to empower the study to ...
*  VLDL receptor
"A common VLDLR polymorphism interacts with APOE genotype in the prediction of carotid artery disease risk". J. Lipid Res. 49 (3 ... In addition, being that apoE, a major ligand of VLDLR, is a leading genetic risk factor for Alzheimer's disease, VLDLR may play ... VLDLR has also been shown to reduce the chances of premature heart disease and stroke because VLDLR clears out lipoprotein A ( ... Mutations of this gene may lead to a variety of symptoms and diseases, which include type I lissencephaly, cerebellar ...
*  Peripheral artery disease
Renal artery stenosis can cause renovascular hypertension. Carotid artery disease can cause strokes and transient ischemic ... it is called coronary artery disease, while, in the brain, it is called cerebrovascular disease. Peripheral artery disease most ... "Family History of Peripheral Artery Disease Is Associated With Prevalence and Severity of Peripheral Artery Disease". Journal ... Those with known atherosclerotic coronary, carotid, or renal artery disease. All people with a Framingham risk score 10%-20% ...
*  Arcus senilis
Unilateral arcus is a sign of decreased blood flow to the unaffected eye, due to carotid artery disease or ocular hypotony. ... and ischaemic vascular disease and death in general population: prospective cohort study". BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 343: ... Lipids in health and disease. 7: 7. doi:10.1186/1476-511X-7-7. PMC 2279133 . PMID 18331643. Christoffersen, M; Frikke-Schmidt, ... of 12,745 Danes followed up for a mean of 22 years found that it had no clinical value as a predictor of cardiovascular disease ...
*  Syncope (medicine)
Likewise, using carotid ultrasonography on the premise of identifying carotid artery disease as a cause of syncope also is not ... Although sometimes investigated as a cause of syncope, carotid artery problems are unlikely to cause that condition. The San ... or in neurological diseases (e.g., Parkinson's disease). Factors that influence fainting are fasting long hours, taking in too ... flow of blood in the vertebral artery or the internal thoracic artery, due to a proximal stenosis (narrowing) and/or occlusion ...
*  Watershed stroke
Imaging studies in severe internal carotid artery (ICA) disease report an incidence of watershed stroke ranging from 19% to 64 ... Momjian-Mayor, I; Baron, J.C. (2005). "The Pathophysiology of Watershed Infarction in Internal Carotid Artery Disease: Review ... Thrombi at the split of the internal carotid artery in the neck may cause watershed infarcts between the territories of the ... anterior cerebral artery and the middle cerebral artery. The resulting watershed infarcts in carotid artery blockages have ...
*  Thromboelastometry
... of clot formation process by treatment with the low-molecular-weight heparin nadroparin in patients with carotid artery disease ...
*  List of MeSH codes (C10)
... carotid artery diseases MeSH C10.228.140.300.200.331 --- carotid artery thrombosis MeSH C10.228.140.300.200.345 --- carotid ... carotid artery injuries MeSH C10.900.250.300.300 --- carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C10.900.250.300.400 --- carotid- ... carotid artery injuries MeSH C10.228.140.300.350.500.300 --- carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C10.228.140.300.350.500. ... carotid artery, internal, dissection MeSH C10.228.140.300.200.360 --- carotid stenosis MeSH C10.228.140.300.200.490 --- carotid ...
*  Joshua B. Bederson
... carotid artery disease and problems of the cervical and lumbar spine. During his surgical internship, he met and married ... "Patient Selection for Carotid Endarterectomy." In: Bederson JB, Tuhrim S, (eds), Treatment of Carotid Disease: A Practitioner's ... Bederson is co-author of Treatment of Carotid Disease: A Practitioner's Manual (ISBN 1-879284-55-3), 12 chapters and 53 peer- ... "Carotid Endarterectomy: Description, Complications, and Adjuncts." In: Bederson JB, Tuhrim S (eds), Treatment of Carotid ...
*  John David Spence
... for research and for management of patients with carotid artery disease. (.). This has evolved to the use of 3-D plaque volume ... With Maria Dicicco, RVT, he pioneered the measurement of total plaque area (TPA) in a patient's carotid artery using ultrasound ... Carotid Plaque Area: A Tool for Targeting and Evaluating Vascular Preventive Therapy Stroke. 2002;33:2916-2922 Stroke 1986; 17( ... Carotid Plaque Area: A Tool for Targeting and Evaluating Vascular Preventive Therapy Stroke. 2002;33:2916-2922 Stroke 1999;30: ...
*  Circle of Willis
Correlation with cerebral collaterals in internal carotid artery occlusive disease". J Neurol. 253 (10): 1285-1291. doi:10.1007 ... The left and right internal carotid arteries arise from the left and right common carotid arteries. The posterior communicating ... Anterior cerebral artery (left and right) Anterior communicating artery Internal carotid artery (left and right) Posterior ... The vertebral arteries arise from the subclavian arteries. The anterior communicating artery connects the two anterior cerebral ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Conditions and Diseases: Cardiovascular Disorders: Vascular Disorders
This condition affects virtually every artery within the body. Peripheral Vascular Disease includes all the arteries and veins ... A number of diseases that can affect arteries and veins throughout the body but the most common vascular disease is ... Vascular Disease Information Offers information on Carotid Artery Disease, Aortic Aneurysm and Lower Extremity Ischemia. ... A number of diseases that can affect arteries and veins throughout the body but the most common vascular disease is ...
*  Framingham Risk Score
... clinical coronary heart disease (CHD) symptomatic carotid artery disease (CAD) peripheral arterial disease (PAD) abdominal ... In order to assess the 10-year cardiovascular disease risk, cerebrovascular events, peripheral artery disease and heart failure ... 2) Cerebrovascular disease, stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA). 3) Peripheral arterial disease, intermittent ... coronary heart disease or stroke) in the next 10 years and eighty of them will not develop cardiovascular disease in the next ...
*  Intima-media thickness
Madan SA, John F, Pyrsopoulos N, Pitchumoni CS (2015). "Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and carotid artery atherosclerosis in ... Variations in IMT between different locations (e.g. the common carotid artery, the carotid bulb and the internal carotid artery ... The carotid artery is the usual site of measurement of IMT and consensus statements for carotid IMT have been published for ... "Use of carotid ultrasound to identify subclinical vascular disease and evaluate cardiovascular disease risk: a consensus ...
*  Transient ischemic attack
... screen for the disease with ultrasonography, and confirm with CTA). Confirming a diagnosis of carotid artery stenosis is ... Carotid ultrasonography is often used to screen for carotid artery stenosis, as it is more readily available. However, all of ... so it does not necessarily apply to patients with TIAs as these may in fact be a symptom of underlying carotid artery disease ( ... Another common culprit of TIA is an atherosclerotic plaque located in the common carotid artery, typically by the bifurcation ...
*  Tooth loss
Relationship between periodontal disease, tooth loss, and carotid artery plaque". Stroke. 34 (9): 2120-5. doi:10.1161/01.STR. ... Diseases may cause periodontal disease or bone loss to prompt tooth loss. Consequently, periodontal disease may cause increased ... The main method of preventing tooth loss is prevention of oral diseases. Tooth loss can be due to tooth decay and gum disease. ... Diseases commonly related to tooth loss include, but are not limited to: cardiovascular disease, cancer, osteoporosis and ...
*  Snoring
... there is plausibility and initial evidence to support snoring as an independent source of carotid artery/cardiovascular disease ... Vibration of the carotid artery with snoring also lends itself as a potential mechanism for atherosclerotic plaque rupture and ... New studies associate loud "snoring" with the development of carotid artery atherosclerosis. Amatoury et al. demonstrated that ... Researchers also hypothesize that loud snoring could create turbulence in carotid artery blood flow. Generally speaking, ...
*  Osteopathic manipulation
HVLA is also contraindicated in patients with vascular disease such as aneurysms, or disease of the carotid arteries or ... This soft tissue can become restricted due to psychogenic disease, overuse, trauma, infectious agents, or inactivity, often ... and are less commonly used to treat systemic conditions such as asthma and Parkinson's disease. OMT is based on the idea that a ... commenting that it has a view of disease which had no meaning outside its own closed system. In a 1995 conference address, the ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
Buerger's disease] (443.2) Other arterial dissection (443.21) Dissection of carotid artery (443.22) Dissection of iliac artery ... 440) Atherosclerosis (440.1) Stenosis of renal artery (440.2) Peripheral Arterial Disease (440.21) Peripheral Arterial Disease ... 392) Rheumatic chorea (394) Diseases of mitral valve (395) Diseases of aortic valve (396) Diseases of mitral and aortic valves ... Dissection of coronary artery (414.8) Ischemic heart disease, chronic, other (414.9) Ischemic heart disease, chronic, unspec. ( ...
*  Periodontitis
"Relationship of Periodontal Disease to Carotid Artery Intima-Media Wall Thickness : The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities ( ... Periodontal disease is the most common disease found in dogs and affects more than 80% of dogs aged three years or older. Its ... Disease primers. 3: 17038. doi:10.1038/nrdp.2017.38. PMID 28805207. Bonner M. To Kiss or Not to Kiss. A cure for gum disease. ... The "extent" of disease refers to the proportion of the dentition affected by the disease in terms of percentage of sites. ...