arthrosclerosis

arthrosclerosis

 [ahr″thro-sklĕ-ro´sis]
stiffening or hardening of the joints.

ar·thro·scle·ro·sis

(ar'thrō-skler-ō'sis),
Stiffness of the joints, especially in the aged.
[arthro- + G. sklērōsis, hardening]

arthrosclerosis

A term of waning use for joint stiffness (the preferred term in the working medical parlance).

ar·thro·scle·ro·sis

(ahr'thrō-skler-ō'sis)
Stiffness of the joints, especially in old people.
[G. arthron, joint + G. sklērōsis, hardening]

Arthrosclerosis

A condition where fatty deposits cause the arteries to narrow.
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The results of the present study provide evidence that arthrosclerosis is accompanied with reduced eNOS activity and gene expression in patients' platelets with CT and CS.
Furthermore, broadening our understanding of the precise function of propofol in controlling the inflammatory response offers promising prospects for the development of new therapeutic strategies targeting a host of inflammation-related diseases, for instance, arthrosclerosis.
In addition to environmental factors such as LPS, genomic research has highlighted the contribution of non-environmental factors to the development of arthrosclerosis in hemodialysis patients (29,30).
The statistically significant association of ethnicity (P < 0.001) and the known risk factors (P <0.005), such as smoking (32.3%; OR of 6.69), hypertension (55.1% of CHD patients), medical history of T2DM (53.1%; OR of 5.73), hypercholesterolemia (OR of 1.85), and family history of CHD (OR of 1.69) in addition to the newly identified APOB rs11279109 DD genotype (OR of 2.43), all contribute to the increased risk of CHD possibly through the development of different mechanisms leading to arthrosclerosis as a result of LDL oxidation.
The elevated blood concentration of Hcy is a newly emerging independent reason for arthrosclerosis and coronary artery disease.2-4 In the current study vegetarian have significantly lower body weight and body mass index (BMI) these results are similar with the several studies.14-16
The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory characteristic of INN is thought to protect against oxidative stress-induced diseases including arthrosclerosis.
Many diseases such as cancer, diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular diseases, degenerative disorders, arthrosclerosis, and inflammatory diseases are reported to involve this imbalance of free radicals [1, 6-8].
All the risk factors for the arthrosclerosis act at the endothelium to initiate the cardiovascular complication2.
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The method for early detection of arthrosclerosis and determination of arterial ageing was developed in the PhD thesis by Kristjan Pilt (supervisors K.
Cardiovascular disease, also known as heart and vessel disease consist of numerous problems, many of which lead to a process called arthrosclerosis [3].
Activation of NADPH oxidase is associated with the onset of diabetes, obesity and arthrosclerosis [3, 4, 10].