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angiopathy

 [an″je-op´ah-the]
any disease of the blood vessels or lymphatics.

an·gi·op·a·thy

(an'jē-op'ă-thē),
Any disease of the blood vessels or lymphatics.
Synonym(s): angiosis
[angio- + G. pathos, suffering]

angiopathy

/an·gi·op·a·thy/ (an″je-op´ah-the) any disease of the vessels.angiopath´ic

angiopathy

(ăn′jē-ŏp′ə-thē)
n. pl. angiopa·thies
Any of several diseases of the blood or lymph vessels.

angiopathy

[an′jē·op′əthē]
Etymology: Gk, angeion, vessel, pathos, disease
a disease of the blood vessels.

angiopathy

A generic term for any disease of blood vessels (arteries, veins, capillaries).

angiopathy

A disease of blood vessels–arteries, veins, capillaries. See Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, Diabetic angiopathy, Microangiopathy.

an·gi·op·a·thy

(an'jē-op'ă-thē)
Any disease of the blood vessels or lymphatics.
Synonym(s): angiosis.
[angio- + G. pathos, suffering]

angiopathy

Any disease of the blood or lymph vessels.

angiopathy

disease of blood or lymphatic vessels

an·gi·op·a·thy

(an'jē-op'ă-thē)
Any disease of the blood vessels or lymphatics.
[angio- + G. pathos, suffering]

angiopathy

any disease of the vessels.
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Greenberg, a neurologist with the Hemorrhagic Stroke Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, noted that advances in detection are coming at a time when the incidence of hypertensive vasculopathy and cerebral amyloid angiopathy are expected to rise as the Baby Boom generation continues to age.
In haemorrhagic stroke, atherosclerosis role is limited; main cause for haemorrhagic stroke is hypertension, lipohyalinosis, cerebral amyloid angiopathy and fibrinoid necrosis.
Beta-amyloid proteins form the hallmark toxic plaques that clutter up the brain tissue of people with Alzheimer's disease (AD)--and these same proteins are also implicated in cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA), a condition characterized by the build-up of beta-amyloid deposits in the walls of the brain's blood vessels.
PORTO, PORTUGAL -- Cerebral amyloid angiopathy appears to disproportionately affect the occipital region, according to findings presented at the Fourth International Congress on Vascular Dementia.
Cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) is a cerebral nonatherosclerotic, nonamyloid angiopathy primarily affecting the small arteries and arterioles penetrating the white matter.
Increased concentrations of ET, vWF, and PAI-1 are present in diseases that involve the endothelium, such as atherosclerosis (27, 28), diabetic angiopathy (25), and vasculitis (29).