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Vascular Stiffness MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Vascular Stiffness
Tree Number(s)
G09.330.940
Unique ID
D059289
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059289
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Aortic Stiffness
Arterial Stiffness
Previous Indexing
Elasticity (1990-2011)
See Also
Vascular Calcification
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Vascular Stiffness Preferred
Arterial Stiffness Narrower
Aortic Stiffness Narrower
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