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2009-10-13 13:20:13

Some invasive procedures that are becoming increasingly common as a first line of treatment for patients diagnosed with narrowed arteries in and around the kidneys may not be necessary, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center.

2009-06-27 11:27:58

Up to 5 percent of Americans may have fibromuscular dysplasia, a disease that causes artery walls to expand into arteries, vascular surgeons say. An estimated 85 percent of known cases of fibromuscular dysplasia affect females under 50, though men and boys also can have the disease, Thom Rooke, a vascular


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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