arteriolosclerosis


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arteriolosclerosis

[är¦tir·ē·ə‚lō·sklə′rō·səs]
(medicine)
Thickening of the lining of arterioles, usually due to hyalinization or fibromuscular hyperplasia.
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The following findings do not exclude the application of CARTS terminology for reasons that are further clarified below: the absence of morphologic HS (although frequently present), the absence of severe cerebral arteriolosclerosis (although frequently present), and/or the presence of other degenerative brain diseases, including [alpha]-synucleinopathies, and non-AD tauopathies, such as PART, progressive supranuclear palsy, and argyrophilic grain disease.
A statistically significant rise in creatinine level was observed for different degrees of arteriosclerosis and arteriolosclerosis from preoperative to postoperative period with a mean follow-up ranging from 45.
In 1953, Scheie classified the changes of hypertension and arteriolosclerosis separately into five stages ranging from normal to the most severe changes in the retina (Table 1).
A moderate degree of diffuse arteriolosclerosis was observed.
The prospects of nutritional therapy for atherosclerosis and arteriolosclerosis have shown that a daily optimum intake of certain key nutrients is the primary solution for prevention and reversal of atherosclerosis and arteriolosclerosis.
Hyaline arteriolosclerosis is more pronounced in patients with diabetes than it is in patients with any other disease, except those associated with chronic transplant glomerulopathy.
In this system of classification, Scheie quantifies the changes of hypertension and arteriolosclerosis separately, in a five-stage classification ranging from normal to the most severe changes visible in the retina.
Standard textbooks of pathology and numerous other resources consistently list 3 lesions under the term arteriosclerosis: (1) atherosclerosis, (2) Monckeberg medial calcific sclerosis, and (3) arteriolosclerosis.
Benign nephrosclerosis consisted of hyaline arteriolosclerosis and arteriosclerosis with elastosis.