angiosclerosis

angiosclerosis

 [an″je-o-sklĕ-ro´sis]
hardening of the walls of blood vessels.
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[NDN.sup.a] is a patient with membranous nephropathy and angiosclerosis, [NDN.sup.b] is a patient with chronic interstitial nephritis, and [NDN.sup.c] is a patient with endocapillary/extracapillary glomerulonephritis.
As an important regulatory factor of ECM metabolism, TGF-[beta]1 and its canonical downstream Smad proteins have been implicated in the regulation of mechanical trauma-induced SUI and many other ECM remodeling-related diseases, such as pulmonary fibrosis, myocardial hypertrophy, and angiosclerosis [9-11].
Clinical and laboratory data Patient 1 Patient 2 Age, years 79 57 Sex M F Start of dialysis April 3, 1991 September 23, 1994 Sampling date November 13, 1995 November 13, 1995 Hematocrit, % 30.4 29.4 Serum creatinine, 698 739 [micro]mol/L Urine output, None 305 mL/day * Diagnosis Bilateral Renovascular renovascular disease disease Clinical and laboratory data Patient 3 Age, years 58 Sex F Start of dialysis January 24, 1994 Sampling date January 9, 1996 Hematocrit, % 22.4 Serum creatinine, 855 [micro]mol/L Urine output, 150 mL/day * Diagnosis Nephro- angiosclerosis * The data obtained on the day of sample collection.