The Phase II study design for the clinical program calls for the enrollment of 82 adult patients treated emergently with primary PCI for STEMI involving the Left Anterior Descending (LAD) artery within 12 hours of onset of symptoms of a heart attack.
What does LAD stand for?
LAD stands for Left Anterior Descending (anatomical location of coronary artery)
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- Laser Acquisition Device
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- Latin America Division (Association of Rotational Molders)
- Lauku Atbalsta Dienests (Latvian: Rural Support Service)
- Launch Area Defense
- Launch Area(s) Denied (Ballistic Missile Defense System)
- Launch Assist Device
- Leader Accreditation Department (La Leche League)
- Learning Aim Database (UK)
- Least Absolute Deviation (estimation)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Coronary arteriography revealed a 95% narrowing of the distal left main coronary artery, luminal irregularities in the left anterior descending coronary artery, a 50% stenosis in the left circumflex coronary artery, and a 60% to 70% narrowing in the mid portion of the right coronary artery, which gave collaterals to the left anterior descending artery.
A group of 33 dogs undergoing openchest left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) ligation causing prolonged ischemia were imaged with quantitative positron emission tomography (PET) using 2-[18F]fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (18FDG) to measure regional glucose metabolic utilization (rGMU) and [11C]acetate to measure regional monoexponential washout rate constant (Kmono) for oxidative metabolism in nonrisk and ischemic-risk myocardium.
Circumflex, Left Anterior Descending, I have followed the pathways blood takes around the heart.
Left upper lobectomy for lung cancer in patients with previous left internal mammary artery (LIMA) to left anterior descending coronary artery graft (LAD) has been reported (1-3).
The patient was taken immediately to the cardiac catheterization laboratory, where near-total occlusion of the distal left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD) was identified.
My calcium score is 76 (62 in left anterior descending and 6 in circumflex).
For in vivo studies, a myocardial infarction model has been created via ligation of left anterior descending artery in mice.