arteriopathy

arteriopathy

 [ahr-te″re-op´ah-the]
any disease of an artery.
hypertensive arteriopathy widespread involvement of the smaller arteries and arterioles, associated with hypertension and characterized primarily by hypertrophy of the tunica media.

ar·te·ri·op·a·thy

(ar-tēr'ē-op'ă-thē),
Any disease of the arteries.
[arterio- + G. pathos, suffering]

arteriopathy

/ar·te·ri·op·a·thy/ (ahr-tēr″e-op´ah-the) any disease of an artery.
hypertensive arteriopathy  widespread involvement of arterioles and small arteries, associated with arterial hypertension, and characterized by hypertrophy of the tunica media.

arteriopathy

[ärtir′ē·op′əthē]
Etymology: Gk, arteria + pathos, suffering
a disease of an artery.

arteriopathy

A generic term for any pathology of an artery or arising in one.

arteriopathy

Medtalk Any pathology arising in an artery. See Plexogenic pulmonary arteriopathy.

ar·te·ri·op·a·thy

(ahr-tēr'ē-op'ă-thē)
Any disease of the arteries.
[arterio- + G. pathos, suffering]

arteriopathy

any disease of an artery.
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However, a third of patients are inoperable, possibly owing to an arteriopathy, and their prognosis is usually poor.
Moyamoya is a rare cerebrovascular arteriopathy characterised by progressive stenosis of the terminal portion of the internal carotid artery (ICA) and its main branches, and is associated with cerebral ischaemia.
She reviews normal cerebrovascular anatomy and physiology and common pathologic mechanisms, then details (along with other contributors) the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and current nursing interventions (with rationales) for caring for patients with transient ischemic attacks, ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, Moyamoya disease, vascular malformations, cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL), Binswanger's disease, antiphospholipid syndrome, migraines, and vasculitis of the central nervous system and cranial vessel.
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Although a study by Koo et al (9) did not find comorbid conditions to be a significant factor in mortality in patients with anticoagulation-related bleeding, other studies found history of cerebrovascular disease, (10,11,16) peripheral arteriopathy, (16) or hypertension (10) can increase bleeding risk.