Egyptian mummies with arterial occlusive
As a part of the study of ancient disease, an Egyptian mummy identified as not being sent to CT scanners tested. The mummy dates back to the era of 688 BC to 332 BC in between. U.S. - Egypt Joint Study Group 52 off Luoai and museum mummies to a medical scan, which is one of the mummy. The scans showed nearly half of the mummy there and atherosclerosis-related artery occlusion, the disease can lead to heart attack or stroke.The researchers said that a princess mummy dating back about 3,500 years ago, she is by far the oldest patients with heart disease. Study co-author, University of California, Irvine, professor of cardiology Gregory Thomas said: "If this princess alive today, I would recommend her to lose weight, exercise, and then undergoing heart surgery. She needs to do two bridges. "