Coronary

  • (adj): Surrounding like a crown (especially of the blood vessels surrounding the heart).
    Example: "Coronary arteries"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on coronary:

Scaar
... from 29 hospitals in Sweden at which coronary angiography and PCI (percutaneous coronary interventions) are performed ... All consecutive patients undergoing coronary angiography or PCI in Sweden are registered in this database which provides a unique opportunity for ...
Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase - Clinical Significance
... The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) and the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) studies both associated SNPs in the sEH coding region with coronary heart disease ... R287Q was associated with coronary artery calcification in African American population participating in the CARDIA study ... is associated with the risk of developing coronary heart disease in Caucasians participating in the ARIC study, where it was also associated with a higher risk of hypertension and ischemic stroke in male homozygotes ...
Saint Thomas Heart
... In 2008, Saint Thomas Heart was ranked #1 in Tennessee for Coronary Interventional Procedures by HealthGrades ... five-star ratings for the treatment of heart failure and atrial fibrillation, coronary interventional procedures and coronary services ... ranked among the top 5% in the nation for coronary interventions and the top 10% in the nation for cardiology services ...
Myocardial Infarction - Pathophysiology
... See also Acute coronary syndrome Acute myocardial infarction refers to two subtypes of acute coronary syndrome, namely non-ST-elevated myocardial infarction and ST-elevated myocardial infarction, which are most ... The most common triggering event is the disruption of an atherosclerotic plaque in an epicardial coronary artery, which leads to a clotting cascade, sometimes resulting in total ... of cholesterol and fibrous tissue in plaques in the wall of arteries (in this case, the coronary arteries), typically over decades ...
Coronary Steal
... Coronary steal (with its symptoms termed cardiac steal syndrome) is a phenomenon where an alteration of circulation patterns lead to a reduction in the blood directed to the coronary ... It is caused when there is narrowing of the coronary arteries and a coronary vasodilator is used - "stealing" blood away from those parts of the heart ... This happens as a result of the narrowed coronary arteries being always maximally dilated to compensate for the decreased upstream blood supply ...

More definitions of "coronary":

  • (noun): Obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery by a blood clot (thrombus).
    Synonyms: coronary thrombosis

Famous quotes containing the word coronary:

    Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass.
    Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)