Vascular diseases: Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, Angiopathy, Orthostatic hypotension, Kawasaki disease, Vertebral artery dissection, Atheroma

 
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 69. Chapters: Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, Angiopathy, Orthostatic hypotension, Kawasaki disease, Vertebral artery dissection, Atheroma, Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome, Aneurysm, Brain ischemia, Peripheral vascular disease, Cerebral amyloid angiopathy, Varicocele, Diabetic nephropathy, Venous ulcer, Vertebrobasilar insufficiency, Thromboangiitis obliterans, Carotid artery dissection, Orthostatic intolerance, Takayasu's arteritis, Carotid artery stenosis, Endothelial dysfunction, Susac's syndrome, Arterial stiffness, Loeys-Dietz syndrome, Paget-Schroetter disease, Thoracic aortic aneurysm, Thrombophlebitis, Sack-Barabas syndrome, Intermittent claudication, Dural arteriovenous fistula, Degos disease, Aortoiliac occlusive disease, Monckeberg's arteriosclerosis, Carotid-cavernous fistula, Carotid bruit, Diabetic angiopathy, Fatty streak, Portacaval anastomosis, Phlegmasia cerulea dolens, Arteriolosclerosis, Paradoxical embolism, Inferior vena cava syndrome, Hollenhorst plaque, Portal vein thrombosis, Anemic infarct, Stewart-Treves syndrome, Hot aches, Hyperdynamic circulation, Collapsed vein, Macroangiopathy, Pylephlebitis, Pulmonary artery sling, Rasmussen's aneurysm, Hemorrhagic infarct, Macrovascular disease, Annuloaortic ectasia, Intradural pseudoaneurysm. Excerpt: Atherosclerosis (also known as arteriosclerotic vascular disease or ASVD) is a condition in which an artery wall thickens as a result of the accumulation of fatty materials such as cholesterol. It is a syndrome affecting arterial blood vessels, a chronic inflammatory response in the walls of arteries, caused largely by the accumulation of macrophage white blood cells and promoted by low-density lipoproteins (plasma proteins that carry cholesterol and triglycerides) without adequate removal of fats and cholesterol from the macrophages by functional high den...

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