Were arteriosclerosis a simple disease of an acute character there might be grounds for giving a more or less definite prognosis.
Simple atheroma must not be confused with the lesions of arteriosclerosis.
arteriosclerosis of the cerebral vessels is always a serious condition.
We can do no more than sketch briefly some of them in relation to arteriosclerosis.
It is manifestly absurd to treat the laboring man with his arteriosclerosis as one would treat the successful financier.
Once arteriosclerosis is present a vicious circle is established.
Such a case of arteriosclerosis is evidently not to be regarded as early.
Only in this way is the prophylaxis of arteriosclerosis possible.
Hence the clinical measuring of the pressure in the brachial artery alone is not sufficient for a diagnosis of arteriosclerosis.
Far different is it when treating a disease like arteriosclerosis.
arteriosclerosis ar·te·ri·o·scle·ro·sis (är-tēr'ē-ō-sklə-rō'sĭs)
Any of a group of chronic diseases in which thickening, hardening, and loss of elasticity of the arterial walls result in impaired blood circulation. Also called arterial sclerosis.
A thickening, hardening, and loss of elasticity of the arterial walls that results in impaired blood circulation. See also atherosclerosis.
A disease commonly called hardening of the arteries. In arteriosclerosis, the walls of the arteries thicken and harden. The loss of flexibility results in a lessening of the flow of blood to the various organs of the body. (Compare atherosclerosis; see circulatory system.)