arterial calcification


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arterial calcification

Calcium deposition in the arterial walls.
See also: calcification
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The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Arterial Calcification
Among those with an intermediate-risk FRS, the coronary artery calcification and breast arterial calcification scores were also intermediate risk in 45% and 12%, respectively; the CAC and BAC were high risk in 36% and 64%, respectively.
Breast arterial calcification (BAC) is a benign finding of mammographic evaluation with a high prevalence on routine screening.
It was found to decrease arterial calcification on cultured bovine aortic smooth muscle cells treated with inorganic phosphate.
As the coexistence of bone loss and artery diseases have been demonstrated, we aimed to test a unifying hypothesis addressing the question, whether EGb 761 that is beneficial for the treatment of postmenopausal bone loss also modulates arterial calcification.
In the presence of arterial calcification tourniquets may not be able to completely occlude the arterial supply of the limb.
Calcium-based phosphate binders and/or vitamin D analogues should be limited if patients experience hypercalcemia, arterial calcification, adynamic bone disease and/or if the serum PTH levels become persistently low (KDIGO, 2009; National Kidney Foundation, 2003).
Intracranial arterial calcification and ectasia in visual failure.
It also shows how deficiency in the vitamin can lead to arterial calcification and a higher propensity to cardiovascular disease.
In addition to what Monckeberg described, there are a number of other patterns of arterial calcification.
However, one cannot rule out the possibility that long-term intake of high doses of vitamin D could cause arterial calcification or some of the other pathological changes seen in experimental animals.

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