arterial calcification


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arterial calcification

Calcium deposition in the arterial walls.
See also: calcification
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Multiple logistic regression analysis was used to identify the factors related to breast arterial calcification. All tests were 2 sided, and a significance level of 5% was used.
Osteoprotegerin-deficient mice develop early onset osteoporosis and arterial calcification. Genes Dev 1998;12:1260-8.
Game, "Medial arterial calcification in diabetes and its relationship to neuropathy," Diabetologia, vol.
Cardiovascular disease is the single greatest cause of mortality in CKD/ESRD and to a large extent is attributable to abnormal mineral metabolism leading to extensive arterial calcifications, a reduced vascular compliance, left ventricular hypertrophy, and sudden cardiac death [3].
London, "Arterial calcifications, arterial stiffness, and cardiovascular risk in end-stage renal disease," Hypertension, vol.
Calciphylaxis as a rare pathological and clinical entity generally develops in patients with renal failure, chronic dialysis and multiple factors aggravating arterial calcification and progressive peripheral ischaemic necrosis.4 Skin lesions can appear as enduring nodular painful plaques, purple in colour, necrotic scars, ulcerations or dry gangrene.3 Intestinal, splenic, myocardial and cerebral infarcts can develop with visceral arterial calcifications.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Arterial Calcification, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Indeed, the levels circulating undercarboxylated MGP can be used as an indicator for vascular calcification, whereby an inverse relationship exists between serum ucMGP and the degree of arterial calcification. (34)
reported that tempol was able to reduce arterial calcification by ~33% in uremic rats.
Arteriosclerosis or Medial Arterial Calcification (MAC).
Odate, "Effect of etidronic acid on arterial calcification in dialysis patients," Clinical Drug Investigation, vol.
Hogne Vik, CEO, NattoPharma ASA, the manufacturer of MenaQ7, stated, "to the best of my knowledge this is the first clinical evaluation showing that progression of arterial calcification can be prevented with supplemental vitamin K2." For more information: www.nattopharma.com

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