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Frink RJ. Inflammatory Atherosclerosis: Characteristics of the Injurious Agent. Sacramento (CA): Heart Research Foundation; 2002.

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Inflammatory Atherosclerosis: Characteristics of the Injurious Agent.

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Abbreviations

ACE

Angiotensin Converting Enzyme

ACD

Acute Coronary Disease

ACS

Acute Coronary Syndrome

AIDS

Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome

AMI

Acute Myocardial Infarction

AP

Anterior-Posterior

ASA

Aspirin

AVN

Atrioventricular Node

CIRC

Circumflex Coronary Artery

CMV

Cytomegalovirus

Cp

Chlamydia Pneumoniae

CSPG

Chondroitin Sulfate Proteoglycan

EBCT

Electron Beam Computed Tomography

ECM

Extracellular Matrix

FP

Fibroproliferative

HA

Hydroxyapatite

HB

His Bundle

H&E

Hematoxylin and Eosin Stain

Pylori Heliobacter Pylori

HSV

Herpes Simplex Virus

IA

Injurious Agent

IVS

Interventricular Septum

LAD

Left Anterior Descending Artery

LDL

Low Density Lipoprotein

Lp (a)

Lipoprotein (a)

MMP

Matrix Metalloproteinase

MRI

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

MSB

Martius Scarlet Blue Stain

NSTEMI

Non ST Segment Myocardial Infarction

PAI-1

Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor 1

PG

Proteoglycans

PTAH

Phosphotungstic Acid Hematoxylin Stain

PTCA

Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty

PU

Plaque Ulceration

RBC

Red Blood Cells

RCA

Right Coronary Artery

SCD

Sudden Cardiac Death

SI

Silent Ischemia

SMC

Smooth Muscle Cell

STEMI

ST Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction

TPA

Tissue Plasminogen Activator

UP

Ulcerated Plaque

UA

Unstable Angina

VA

Variant Angina

VBJ

Von Bezold-Jarisch Reflex

Copyright © 2002, Richard J Frink.
Bookshelf ID: NBK2028
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