Statins Not Effective In Treating Calcific Aortic Stenosis
Statins are known to successfully treat atherosclerosis, the narrowing of the arteries however researchers wanted to // determine whether the drugs could also treat a similar condition called calcific
aortic stenosis, the narrowing of the aortic valve in the heart.
According to a latest stu...
Nonsurgical Treatment May Ease Rotator Cuff Injury
Their study included 287 patients with calcific
tendinitis, which involves small calcium deposits ...h a single inexpensive and effective treatment for calcific
tendinitis of the rotator cuff. This has never hap...mitations and complications."
In minor cases of calcific
tendinitis of the rotator cuff, physical therapy o...
Rotator cuff treatment provides immediate tendonitis relief
...onsurgical therapy significantly reduces pain from calcific
tendonitis of the rotator cuff and restores lastin...h a single inexpensive and effective treatment for calcific
tendonitis of the rotator cuff. This has never hap...ur procedure compared to non-treated patients."
tendonitis is a condition that causes the formatio...
Valve implantation on the beating heart
...he patients' clinical condition had markedly improved, and the authors were able to demonstrate good hemodynamic functioning of the new prostheses.
aortic stenosis is the most common acquired heart valve defect in Western countries, with a prevalence of more than 3% in persons over age 75. Up to t...
iZumi Bio and Kyoto University Form Collaboration to Advance Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology
...ted cell types in these disorders. Through our collaboration with The Gladstone Institute, we also are focusing on cardiovascular disorders, including calcific
aortic valve disease."
iZumi and CiRA respectively offer the capability to take skin cells from a diseased patient with known genotypic and pheno...
New Calcium Measure Better Predictor of Heart Risks
...erosis (MESA), Brown and colleagues examined CT images of 3,252 people with calcific
plaque and 3,416 people without calcific
plaque to develop a calcium coverage score for each patient.
All the pat...
Coronary calcium distribution tied to heart attack risk
...y artery disease, which is caused by a build-up of calcific
plaque in the coronary arteries leading to the hea...compared CT image data for 3,252 participants with calcific
plaque to data collected from 3,416 patients without calcific
plaque. (Due to lack of sufficient CT image data, ...
Saline Wash May Ease Shoulder Tendonitis
... The researchers used ultrasound-guided percutaneous (through the skin) therapy to treat the shoulders of more than 2,000 people (average age 42) with calcific
tendonitis, characterized by the formation of small calcium deposits within the tendons of the rotator cuff. These deposits can cause pain and restric...
The most important candidate genes for pancreatic stone formation
... Stone formation is an important feature of chronic pancreatitis, especially tropical calcific
pancreatitis (TCP), where the stones are large in size, highly irregular in shape and cause enormous tissue destruction. The exact mechanism of stone ...
New treatment effective for patients with shoulder pain
...tion of a tendon triggered by calcium deposits, or calcific
tendinitis, can effectively be treated with a simp... Basurto in Bilbao, Spain.
We started treating calcific
tendinitis as the result of the request of several...s a very efficacious technique in the treatment of calcific
Minimally Invasive Treatment Reduces Shoulder Pain From Tendonitis
...n-surgical therapy significantly reduces pain from calcific
the rotator cuff and restores mobili...ificant and long-lasting reduction of symptoms."
tendonitis is a condition that causes the formatio...ders in 1,607 women and 938 men
(mean age 42) with calcific
tendonitis. All of the patients had shoulder
Evidence of Nanoparticles Found in Plaque-Filled Arteries
...animal models. The
study suggests that nanoparticles potentially represent a
previously unrecognized factor in the development of
arteriosclerosis and calcific
arterial disease. The study will be
presented during the 2007 Experimental Biology meeting in
Washington, D.C., on April 29.
Calcium deposits clog b...