Example sentences for: stenosis

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  • [1] is an instructive reminder that the first episode of an acute painful Horner Syndrome should prompt imaging of the ipsilateral internal carotid artery, since carotid dissection (as well as other conditions, such as high-grade stenosis) needs to be ruled out.

  • The filter guidewire is placed within the delivery catheter and is passed through the target stenosis, the delivery catheter is withdrawn, the filter is deployed, and after completion of the vascular intervention (angioplasty, stenting, etc.) the retrieval catheter is used to envelop the filter.

  • Degree of stenosis is not the only factor affecting symptomatology of an atherosclerotic carotid artery [ 77 ] , and important differences between intracranial and cervical arteries in the genetics of atherosclerosis may go unrecognized if the object of study is cervical carotid atherosclerosis [ 78 ] .

  • Williams syndrome is a well described birth defect complex characterized by FTT, branch pulmonary artery stenosis, supravalvular aortic stenosis, dysmorphic facies, mental retardation, and infantile hypercalcemia.

  • Conflicting results have been reported from studies on the stroke risk factor status of genes related to myocardial infarction or arterial disease, such as specific genotypes of the genes for angiotensin 1-converting enzyme ( ACE ) [ 23 24 25 26 ] or apolipoprotein [ 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 ] . Potential confounding factors include the effects of comorbidity and differential mortality rates [ 34 35 ] . Although the degree of stenosis of the cervical internal carotid arteries in symptomatic patients correlates with risk of ipsilateral stroke [ 36 ] , no clear conclusions can be drawn from attempts to relate carotid artery disease to specific genotypes (for example, of the paraoxonase gene PON, which is thought to protect low-density lipoprotein against oxidative modification [ 37 ] , or of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene [ 38 ] ).


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