"Vascular Stiffness" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Loss of vascular ELASTICITY due to factors such as AGING; and ARTERIOSCLEROSIS. Increased arterial stiffness is one of the RISK FACTORS for many CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Vascular Stiffness".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Vascular Stiffness".
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