atherosclerotic vascular disease


Also found in: Acronyms.

atherosclerotic vascular disease

Atherosclerosis, see there.
References in periodicals archive ?
The BOI agreed that Tim's death was due to atherosclerotic vascular disease.
On a more practical note, the close link demonstrated between arterial and venous thrombosis suggests that patients who suffer idiopathic VTE should be closely evaluated for risk of all cardiovascular events and that individuals with atherosclerotic vascular disease should be monitored or in some circumstances provided prophylaxis for VTE.
While the present study found that calcium supplementation did not increase the risk of atherosclerotic vascular disease in elderly Australian women, it does not invalidate the results from previous studies.
1 million Americans, age 40 and older, who have no known history of heart disease, stroke, diabetes or atherosclerotic vascular disease," said Murphy.
Metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and atherosclerotic vascular disease are characterized by various established but also emerging risk factors, and interestingly, these three disorders have several risk factors in common.
The authors performed a statistical analysis of the data to control for other potential confounders, including body mass index, smoking history, alcoholism, impaired mobility, atherosclerotic vascular disease, peptic ulcer disease, and renal failure.
There are certain risk factors in asymptomatic older patients that should prompt a screening ABI: a 10-year Framingham Risk Score of greater than 20%; established atherosclerotic vascular disease in another vascular bed, including the carotid, coronaries, mesenteric vasculature, cerebral vasculature, or the renal arteries; a family history of PAD; hypertension/hyperlipidemia, especially if chronically poorly controlled; chronic smoking; a history of diabetes (8-10 years) or chronic, poorly controlled diabetes; and chronic kidney disease.
Tanko acknowledged that although he could not exclude systemic factors such as the impact of proinflammatory cytokines, he believed that his findings more clearly demonstrate the direct impact of ischemic atherosclerotic vascular disease on local bone metabolism.
The original legislation would have provided screening to Medicare beneficiaries with a family history of abdominal aortic aneurysm, as well as those who are at risk for cardiovascular disease or atherosclerotic vascular disease.

Full browser ?