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Sihan, K. (author)
Cardiovascular disease causes decreased blood flow to the heart and the brain. Due to the buildup of plaque the coronary arteries become narrow. The plaque can suddenly disrupt and partially or completely occlude a vessel, this can lead to myocardial infarction and sudden death. Angioplasty is a surgical procedure during which stents are placed...
master thesis 2009
Pols, E.J. (author)
The risk of developing colon cancer is strongly correlated with the appearance of polypoid lesions (also called polyps) in the large intestine [Santoro et al. 2008]. Not all polyps are dangerous; in fact only one percent of polyps smaller than one centimeter is dangerous. However, when polyps grow bigger the risk quickly increases to over fifty...
master thesis 2008