MR Imaging of Prostatic Calcifications

2018-08-14 18:27:09 | BioPortfolio

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Surgical Implantation of TRAnscatheter vaLve in Native Mitral Annular Calcification (SITRAL) Study

The purpose of this study is to establish the safety and feasibility of the Edwards SAPIEN 3 valve in subjects with mitral annular calcification (MAC) associated with mitral stenosis (MS) ...

Vascular Calcification's Risk Factors in Haemodialysis Patients

A not randomized , cross sectional study will be done to determine the possible association of coronary artery calcification (CAC) score assessed by multirow spiral computed tomography (MS...

Comparison of Phenprocoumon and Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA)

In this open, prospective, non-randomised, parallel group, unicentric pilot-study will be compared the progress of valvular and coronary calcification with regard to the therapy with eith...

Warfarin and Coronary Calcification Project

The purpose of the study is to assess whether the use of warfarin, a commonly used anticoagulation drug, is associated with increased amounts of coronary artery calcification. Studies in ...


The proposed study will seek to evaluate the prevalence and the progression of vascular calcification in a cohort of maintenance hemodialysis patients in Asian population. It will also eva...

PubMed Articles [1501 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Coronary Artery Calcification in Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis.

Vascular calcification is seen in most patients on dialysis and is strongly associated with cardiovascular mortality. Vascular calcification is promoted by phosphate, which generally reaches higher le...

Calcification Patterns of the Components of the Cardiovascular System and Their Substitutes: Composition, Stucture and Localization of Calcific Deposits.

Calcification of cardiovascular tissues and biological substitutes results in abnormal biomechanics, causing stenosis or tissues ruptures. Therefore, the understanding of calcification pathways will f...

Warfarin, but not Rivaroxaban, promotes the calcification of the aortic valve in ApoE-/- mice.

Vitamin K antagonists, such as warfarin, are known to promote arterial calcification through blockade of gamma-carboxylation of Matrix-Gla-Protein. It is currently unknown whether other oral anticoagu...

Proton pump inhibitor as an independent factor of progression of abdominal aortic calcification in patients on maintenance hemodialysis.

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) can be associated with vascular calcification in patients undergoing dialysis through hypomagnesemia. However, only few studies have demonstrated the influence of PPIs on...

Matrix metalloproteinase-10 deficiency delays atherosclerosis progression and plaque calcification.

Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) have been implicated in atherosclerosis and vascular calcification. Among them, we reported that MMP10 is present in human atheroma, associated with atherosclerosis. H...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Proteins secreted by the prostate gland. The major secretory proteins from the human prostate gland include PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN, prostate-specific acid phosphatase, prostate-specific membrane antigen, and prostate-specific protein-94.

A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.

Removal of all or part of the PROSTATE, often using a cystoscope and/or resectoscope passed through the URETHRA.

Deposition of calcium into the blood vessel structures. Excessive calcification of the vessels are associated with ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUES formation particularly after MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (see MONCKEBERG MEDIAL CALCIFIC SCLEROSIS) and chronic kidney diseases which in turn increase VASCULAR STIFFNESS.

A family of trypsin-like SERINE ENDOPEPTIDASES that are expressed in a variety of cell types including human prostate epithelial cells. They are formed from tissue prokallikrein by action with TRYPSIN. They are highly similar to PROSTATE-SPECIFIC ANTIGEN. EC

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