vascular stiffening

vascular stiffening

The loss of arterial elasticity that occurs in patients with diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and aging.
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Schiffrin, "Vascular stiffening and arterial compliance: implications for systolic blood pressure," The American Journal of Hypertension, vol.
Our data demonstrate that IL-2/[mAb.sub.CD25] induces expansion of Treg lymphocytes and prevents Ang II-induced vascular stiffening without lowering blood pressure.
Depletion of CCL17 has been shown to induce Tregs and inhibit atherosclerosis and might also show benefits in Ang II-induced vascular stiffening.