Coronary Arteriosclerosis

Known as: Atherosclerosis, Coronary, Coronary Arterioscleroses, coronary artery disease 
Thickening and loss of elasticity of the CORONARY ARTERIES, leading to progressive arterial insufficiency (CORONARY DISEASE).
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND Atherosclerotic plaques that lead to acute coronary syndromes often occur at sites of angiographically mild coronary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Our aim was to calculate the global burden of disease and risk factors for 2001, to examine regional trends from 1990… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
CONTEXT Prior intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) trials have demonstrated slowing or halting of atherosclerosis progression with… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Increased arterial stiffness, determined invasively, has been shown to predict a higher risk of coronary… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVES We investigated the value of reactive hyperemia peripheral arterial tonometry (RH-PAT) as a noninvasive tool to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Whether patients at increased risk can be identified from a relatively low-risk population by coronary vascular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Coronary endothelial dysfunction is characterized by vasoconstrictive response to the endothelium-dependent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
As ultrasonographically assessed carotid arteriosclerosis is being used as a surrogate measure for coronary arteriosclerosis, we… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Acetylcholine is believed to dilate normal blood vessels by promoting the release of a vasorelaxant substance from the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Although the rise in ischaemic heart disease in England and Wales has been associated with increasing prosperity, mortality rates… (More)
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