arteriolosclerosis


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arteriolosclerosis

 [ahr-te″re-o″lo-sklĕ-ro´sis]
sclerosis and thickening of the walls of arterioles. adj., adj arteriolosclerot´ic.

ar·te·ri·o·lo·scle·ro·sis

(ar-tēr'ē-ō'lō-skler-ō'sis),
Arteriosclerosis affecting mainly the arterioles, seen especially in chronic hypertension.

arteriolosclerosis

/ar·te·rio·lo·scle·ro·sis/ (ahr-tēr″e-o″lo-sklĕ-ro´sis) sclerosis and thickening of the walls of arterioles. The hyaline form may be associated with nephrosclerosis, the hyperplastic with malignant hypertension, nephrosclerosis, and scleroderma.arteriolosclerot´ic

arteriolosclerosis

[ärtir′ē·ō′ləskləro′sis]
pathological thickening, hardening, and loss of elasticity of arteriolar walls.

arteriolosclerosis

Cardiology A condition characterized by sclerosis and thickening of the walls of arterioles

ar·te·ri·o·lo·scle·ro·sis

(ahr-tēr-ē-ō'lō-skler-ō'sis)
Arteriosclerosis affecting mainly the arterioles, seen especially in chronic hypertension.

arteriolosclerosis

A disease featuring hardening of ARTERIOLES. There is little deposition of CHOLESTEROL but often serious reduction in the bore of the vessels by deposition of fibrous tissue in the walls and thickening of the lining (intima).

arteriolosclerosis

atherosclerosis, affecting arteriole walls

arteriolosclerosis

sclerosis and thickening of the walls of arterioles. The hyaline form may be associated with nephrosclerosis, the hyperplastic with malignant hypertension, nephrosclerosis and scleroderma.
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The presence of severe arteriosclerosis and/or arteriolosclerosis, IF/TA (>10%), GS (>5%), and type of surgery performed (total or partial) significantly correlated with a greater increase in postoperative creatinine level.
Degree of Arteriolosclerosis Compared With Global Glomerulosclerosis (GS) and Interstitial Fibrosis/Tubular Atrophy (IF/TA) Global GS % SD Range P Mild 5.
His contemporaries, Gull and Sutton, (9) introduced the term "arterio-capillary fibrosis" to characterize this phenomenon, which would soon thereafter be referred to as arteriolosclerosis.
Currently, arteriosclerosis is classified into 3 lesions: (1) atherosclerosis, (2) Monckeberg medial calcific sclerosis, and (3) arteriolosclerosis.
Arteriolosclerosis affects arterioles throughout the body and is most typically associated with hypertension and diabetes mellitus.
On the other hand, arteriolosclerosis is defined by the size of the involved vessel.