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- Alternative medicine (theories) : Overview of social, cultural and philosophical perspectives of concepts relating to human health and healing offering links to more detailed discussions
- Atorvastatin : Sold as Lipitor®, a type II statin used to treat high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia),
- Bobby Driscoll : Former, academy-awarded child actor of the 1940s and 1950; best known for his performances in some famous Walt Disney pictures.
- C-reactive protein : Globulin that appears in the blood in certain acute inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatic fever, bacterial infections, and neoplastic diseases.
- Carotid intima-media thickness : Measurement of the thickness of artery walls, usually by external ultrasound, or by invasive ultrasound catheters, to both detect the presence and to track the progression of atherosclerotic disease.
- Cerivastatin : A type II statin formerly used to treat high cholesterol levels (hypercholesterolemia).
- Coronary heart disease : Disease of the heart that involves narrowing of the coronary arteries.
- Fluvastatin : Fluorophenyl-based statin, HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, for reduction of cholesterol, triglycerides and apo B.
- Lovastatin : Type I statin and 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitor used to treat hypercholesterolemia.
- Mediastinum : Non-delineated group of structures in the thorax, between the pleural sacs, surrounded by loose connective tissue.
- Myocardial infarction : A heart attack, gross necrosis of the myocardium, resulting from interruption of the blood supply to the area.
- Neurology : The medical specialty concerned with evaluating the nervous system and the other system that it affects, and the treatment of nervous system disorders.
- Peripheral arterial disease : Occlusive disease of the arteries most often caused by progressive atherosclerosis.
- Progressive disease : One that gets worse by growing or spreading.
- Renal artery stenosis : Narrowing of the renal artery, most often caused by atherosclerosis or fibromuscular dysplasia.
- Rosuvastatin : A type II statin, marketed as Crestor®, used to treat high cholesterol levels.
- Stent : Slender thread, rod, or catheter inserted into a tubular structure, such as a blood vessel, to provide support during or after anastomosis.
- Stroke : A sudden loss of brain function due to interrupted blood supply.
- Vascular disease : Pathological processes involving any of the blood vessels in the cardiac or peripheral circulation. They include diseases of arteries; veins; and rest of the vasculature system in the body.