Angiogenic T-cells and putative endothelial progenitor cells in hypertension-related cerebral small vessel disease
Lesions of corpus callosum are rarely seen in a narrow variety of small vessel diseases
Our TAXUS Express Atom Stent addresses an unmet need and will help interventional cardiologists better treat small vessel disease
," said Jim Tobin, president and CEO of Boston Scientific.
Pathologically, the white matter lesions are a combination of lacunar infarcts, demyelination, and gliosis; all are due to small vessel disease
and decreased blood flow and tissue perfusion.
Diabetes causes so many other problems, including small vessel disease
and diabetic retinopathy in the eyes, nephropathy in the kidneys, and neuropathy.
Another study showing the efficacy of DEB for Small Vessel Disease
(SVD) showed a binary restenosis rate of just 5.
Evolving concept of small vessel disease
through advanced brain imaging.
Together these data suggest that a substantial portion of older people have brain tissue damage and small vessel disease
that are unlikely to be detected before death and suggest that cerebrovascular disease may be an even larger public health challenge than currently estimated," wrote Dr.
In a subgroup analysis, B vitamins were shown to possibly reduce the risk of stroke, myocardial infarction, or vascular death in patients with symptomatic small vessel disease
of the brain causing lacunar infarction or intracerebral hemorrhage-a reduction that has also been suggested by other investigators who have reported that homocysteine is a risk factor for cerebral small vessel disease
, they noted.
The thought is that high levels of glucose (in patients with diabetes) can lead to small vessel disease
The white matter hyperintensities, also known as leukoaraiosis, are thought to be a consequence of cerebral small vessel disease
Many types of patients have small vessel disease
, including women and those with certain other medical conditions.