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86 Possible Causes for Coronary Atherosclerosis, Major Cause of Death is Heart Failure

  • Hypertension

    Coronary, cerebral, and muscle blood flow is maintained unless severe atherosclerosis coexists in these vascular beds.[merckmanuals.com] High blood pressure is a major contributing risk factor to heart failure, heart attack, stroke, and chronic kidney disease.[doi.org] Adiposity, cardiac size and precursors of coronary atherosclerosis in 5- to 15-year-old children: a retrospective study of 210 violent deaths.[dx.doi.org]

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Leptin levels have been positively associated with the presence, severity, extent and lesion complexity of coronary atherosclerosis as well as with the presence, severity[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The reductions in risk of CV death, all-cause mortality, 3-point major adverse cardiac events, hospitalization for heart failure (HHF), and HHF or CV death with empagliflozin[acc.org] Left anterior descending coronary artery, advanced atherosclerosis, gross. Left anterior descending coronary artery, recent thrombus, microscopic.[library.med.utah.edu]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    The severity of coronary atherosclerosis was independent of the presence of angina prior to MI.[doi.org] ., MD Scope and Significance C oronary artery disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality as a result of acute myocardial infarction (MI) or subsequent heart failure[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Coronary atherosclerosis, minimal, gross. Coronary atherosclerosis, severe, gross. Coronary atherosclerosis, composite, microscopic.[library.med.utah.edu]

  • Congestive Heart Failure

    atherosclerosis 10,400 2.7 605 10 Respiratory failure, insufficiency, arrest (adult) 8,749 2.3 404 11 Acute cerebrovascular disease 8,361 2.2 597 12 Cardiac dysrhythmias[web.archive.org] Major secondary outcomes were all cause mortality during the trial period, all reported cardiovascular deaths, admission to hospital for heart failure, cardiovascular admission[doi.org] The major secondary end points were death from cardiovascular causes and death from any cause or any hospitalization.[doi.org]

  • Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

    Air Force/Texas Coronary Atherosclerosis Prevention Study. JAMA. 1998; 279 :1615–1622. [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] 16. Keech A, Colquhoun D, Best J, et al.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diabetes is a major cause of blindness, kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke and lower limb amputation.[who.int] Effects of voglibose and nateglinide on glycemic status and coronary atherosclerosis in early-stage diabetic patients. Circ J. 2012;76(3):712-720.[doi.org]

  • Stroke

    Effect of very high-intensity statin therapy on regression of coronary atherosclerosis: the ASTEROID trial. JAMA. 2006 ; 295 : 1556–1565.[doi.org] Major coronary events were defined as the first occurrence of nonfatal myocardial infarction or coronary death (including death from heart failure and sudden or unexpected[doi.org] Blumenthal and Tae-Hwan Lim, Incidence of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in patients with suspected embolic stroke using cardiac computed tomography, The International[dx.doi.org]

  • Cardiomyopathy

    Ischemic cardiomyopathy is generally ascribed to epicardial coronary atherosclerosis, but it can also occur in any vasculitic process (eg, Takayasu's arteritis), congenital[clevelandclinicmeded.com] […] health problems, such as progressive heart failure, arrhythmia, thromboembolism and sudden cardiac death.[patient.info] Lilly -- Atherosclerosis / Jordan B. Strom and Peter Libby -- Ischemic heart disease / June-Wha Rhee, Marc S. Sabatine, and Leonard S.[worldcat.org]

  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea

    Objectively measured sleep characteristics and prevalence of coronary artery calcification: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Sleep Study.[circ.ahajournals.org] heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] , or hospitalization for heart failure.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Atrial Fibrillation

    Atherosclerosis occurs when plaque builds up in the arteries that supply blood to the heart (called coronary arteries). Plaque is made up of cholesterol deposits.[cdc.gov] […] mortality, major cardiovascular events, any stroke, ischaemic stroke, haemorrhagic stroke, ischaemic heart disease, sudden cardiac death, congestive heart failure, chronic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Coronary heart disease (or coronary artery disease): This results from atherosclerosis , deposits of fatty material inside the arteries that cause blockage or narrowing of[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Aortic Valve Stenosis

    Progression of aortic valve calcification: association to coronary atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk factors.[doi.org] The primary outcome was a composite of major cardiovascular events, including death from cardiovascular causes, AVR, nonfatal myocardial infarction, and hospitalization for[doi.org] Aortic sclerosis--a marker of coronary atherosclerosis. Clin Cardiol. 2004 Dec. 27(12):671-3. [Medline].[emedicine.medscape.com]

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