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*  Endoscopic vessel harvesting
The harvested blood vessel used in coronary artery bypass graft surgery must be free from damage to ensure proper long-term ... Endoscopic vessel harvesting (EVH) is a surgical technique that may be used in conjunction with coronary artery bypass surgery ... Overdistension When a vessel is prepared for use as a bypass graft, a standard syringe is typically used to flush the vessel ... Using uncontrolled pressure to flush or clear the vessel can result in damage to the internal cellular lining of the vessel, ...
*  Coronary artery bypass surgery
... coronary artery and right coronary artery (RCA)); a triple bypass means three vessels are bypassed (e.g., LAD, RCA and left ... March 5, 2009). "Percutaneous Coronary Intervention versus Coronary-Artery Bypass Grafting for Severe Coronary Artery Disease ... The internal mammary artery was used as the donor vessel and was anastomosed to the right coronary artery. The actual ... Left main coronary artery obstruction requires two bypasses, one to the LAD and one to the LCX. A coronary artery may be ...
*  Percutaneous coronary intervention
... the procedure uses coronary catheterization to visualise the blood vessels on X-ray imaging. After this, an interventional ... Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is a non-surgical procedure used to treat narrowing (stenosis) of the coronary ... Coronary angioplasty, also known as percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), because it is done through the skin ... 2012). "Percutaneous coronary intervention versus optimal medical therapy in stable coronary artery disease: a systematic ...
*  Restenosis
... centrally-located in the heart such as the coronary artery, or in peripheral vessels such as the popliteal artery in the leg, ... This is usually restenosis of an artery, or other blood vessel, or possibly a vessel within an organ. Restenosis is a common ... A 2010 study in India comparing coronary drug-eluting stents (DES) with coronary bare-metal stents (BMS) reported that ... The RVD is typically calculated by averaging the MLD of the healthy part of the vessel both proximal and distal to the vessel ...
*  Verification and validation
2008). "Drug-eluting or bare-metal stents forlarge coronary vessel stenting? The BASKET-PROVE (PROspective Validation ...
*  Systole
Notably, cardiac muscle perfusion through the heart's coronary vessels doesn't happen during ventricular systole; rather, it ... coordinated depolarisation and excitation-contraction coupling from the apex of the heart up to the roots of the great vessels ...
*  Atheroma
MRI coronary vessel wall imaging, although currently limited to research studies, has demonstrated the ability to detect vessel ... There was incremental significant increase in CIMT with the number coronary vessel involved. In accordance with the literature ... Coronary Artery Atherosclerosis at eMedicine Waller BF, Orr CM, Slack JD, Pinkerton CA, Van Tassel J, Peters T (June 1992). " ... Angiogram ApoA-1 Milano Atherosclerosis Atherothrombosis Coronary circulation Coronary catheterization EBT Hemorheologic- ...
*  Ventricular remodeling
Fibroblasts, collagen, the interstitium, and the coronary vessels to a lesser extent, also play a role. A common scenario for ...
*  Thrombus
This drug is administered intravenously and can be used to dissolve blood clots in coronary vessels. However, streptokinase is ... Mural thrombi are thrombi that adhere to the wall of a blood vessel. They occur in large vessels such as the heart and aorta, ... A thrombus in a large blood vessel will decrease blood flow through that vessel (termed a mural thrombus). In a small blood ... This may be aided by drugs (for example after occlusion of a coronary artery). The best response to fibrinolytic drugs is ...
*  Coronary artery anomaly
Coronary artery anomalies (or malformation of coronary vessels) are congenital abnormalities in the coronary anatomy of the ... Many coronary anomalies don't cause symptoms and are recognized only at the time of autopsy. They can be associated with sudden ... Basso C, Maron BJ, Corrado D, Thiene G (May 2000). "Clinical profile of congenital coronary artery anomalies with origin from ... The Congenital Heart Surgeons' Society has started a long-term ongoing study called anomalous aortic origin of a coronary ...
*  Coronary stent
Similar stents and procedures are used in non-coronary vessels e.g. in the legs in peripheral artery disease. Play media ... The MASS-II trial compared PCI, CABG and optimum medical therapy for the treatment of multi-vessel coronary artery disease. The ... A coronary stent is a tube-shaped device placed in the coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart, to keep the arteries ... Coronary artery stents, typically a metal framework, can be placed inside the artery to help keep it open. However, as the ...
*  Carotid endarterectomy
Left main or multi vessel coronary artery disease. Need for open heart surgery within 30 days. Left ventricular ejection ... The internal, common and external carotid arteries are carefully identified, controlled with vessel loops, and clamped. The ...
*  Instant Karma (House)
He tells Foreman that the cardiac arrest was a coronary event, meaning Jack's coronary vessels were obstructed, which can't be ... It is, meaning it is most likely affecting the small blood vessels which explains why they did not see any inflammation on the ...
*  Urocortin II
In rat coronary vessels, PKA mediates inhibition of calcium-independent phospholipase A and calcium influx which results in ... Ucn2 produced a dose dependent relaxation of coronary. This correlation was a result of the cAMP/ PKA pathway and independent ... It is highly selective for CRF2 which is predominantly found in the myocardium, blood vessels and peripheral tissues. This ... increased coronary flow, significantly altered intracellular calcium handling and increased SR calcium. These relaxation ...
*  Angina
... allowing blood clots to precipitate and further decrease the area of the coronary vessel's lumen. This explains why, in many ... in the context of normal epicardial coronary arteries (the largest vessels on the surface of the heart, prior to significant ... coronary artery spasms, or coronary thrombosis. The process starts with atherosclerosis, progresses through inflammation to ... as well as their predilection towards ischemia and acute coronary syndromes in the absence of obstructive coronary artery ...
*  Langendorff heart
... forcing the solution into the coronary vessels, which normally supply the heart tissue with blood. This feeds nutrients and ... In the Langendorff preparation, the heart is removed from the animal's body, severing the blood vessels; it is then perfused in ... The Langendorff heart preparation-Reappraisal of its role as a research and teaching model for coronary vasoactive drugs, K.J. ...
*  Coronary circulation
However, the epicardial coronary vessels (the vessels that run along the outer surface of the heart) remain open. Because of ... Coronary circulation is the circulation of blood in the blood vessels of the heart muscle (myocardium). Coronary arteries ... The third sinus, the right posterior aortic sinus, typically does not give rise to a vessel. Coronary vessel branches that ... During contraction of the ventricular myocardium (systole), the subendocardial coronary vessels (the vessels that enter the ...
*  Human HGF plasmid DNA therapy
A phase I clinical trial entailed injecting an adenovirus vector with the human HGF (Ad-hHGF) gene into the coronary vessels ... Results demonstrate that it is in fact safe to administer the Ad-hHGF vector into patients with coronary artery disease in ... Human HGF plasmid DNA therapy of cardiomyocytes is being examined as a potential treatment for coronary artery disease (a major ... hopes of re-vascularizing damaged tissue in patients for which coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) or percutaneous coronary ...
*  Cardiac catheterization
... coronary angiography is a diagnostic procedure that allows the interventional cardiologist to visualize the coronary vessels. ... The coronary arteries are known as "epicardial vessels" as they are located in the epicardium, the outermost layer of the heart ... It is important to note that the coronary arteries are not accessed during a right heart catheterization. Main page: Coronary ... However, in cases where multiple vessels are blocked (so called "three vessel disease"), the interventional cardiologist may ...
*  Bernard Lown
In 1957, Lown was concerned with how to visualize an atherosclerotic aortic plaque, which occurs in the big coronary vessels ... Among these were the coronary care unit. His work made possible and safe much of modern cardiac surgery, as well as a host of ... "The Coronary Artery Entrapment". 31 July 2012. Dersiewicz, Bill (Winter 1990). "Bernard Lown Speaks From the Heart". Harvard ... DC defibrillation provided a safe way to restore a normal heart rhythm during the surgical bypass of obstructed coronary ...
*  Drug-eluting stent
Coronary artery bypass graft surgery versus percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with three-vessel disease and left ... suggest drug-eluting stenting is not inferior to coronary bypass for treatment of multiple-vessel coronary disease. The ARTS II ... Coronary arterial healing occurs after the placement of a drug-eluting stent, but complete healing of the vessel takes time. ... bypass surgery, only a small minority of patients with multiple-vessel coronary disease have been eligible for inclusion in the ...
*  Blood vessel epicardial substance
Reese DE, Zavaljevski M, Streiff NL, Bader D (May 1999). "bves: A novel gene expressed during coronary blood vessel development ... Blood vessel epicardial substance (BVES) also known as popeye domain-containing protein 1 (POPDC1) is a protein that in humans ...
*  Richard Bing
... developing techniques for high-speed photography of the coronary vessels, and measurement of blood flow using nitric oxide. ...
*  Fibrin scaffold
In atherosclerosis, a severe disease in modern society, coronary blood vessels occlude. These vessels have to be freed and held ... Usually autologous vessels from the patient or synthetic polymer grafts are used for this purpose. Both options have ... Firstly there are only few autologous vessels available in a human body that might be of low quality, considering the health ... Unfortunately after certain time these vessels close again and have to be bypassed to allow for upkeep of circulation. ...
*  WNT10B
... by promoting coronary vessel formation and attenuating pathological fibrosis. This protein is 96% identical to the mouse Wnt10b ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
Aneurysm of coronary vessels (414.12) Dissection of coronary artery (414.8) Ischemic heart disease, chronic, other (414.9) ... Of deep vessels of lower extremities (451.11) Deep vein thrombosis, femoral (451.19) Deep vein thrombosis, other leg veins ( ... Coronary atherosclerosis (414.1) Aneurysm and dissection of heart (414.10) Aneurysm of heart (wall) (414.11) ... Intermediate coronary syndrome (412) Old myocardial infarction (413) Angina pectoris (413.0) Angina decubitus (413.1) ...
*  Spiral computed tomography
These can produce an image in less than a second and thus can obtain images of the heart and its blood vessels (coronary ... vessels) as if frozen in time. In order to illuminate multiple rows of detector elements in a multi-slice scanner, the x-ray ...