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Vascular Calcification

"Vascular Calcification" 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.

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Deposition of calcium into the blood vessel structures. Excessive calcification of the vessels are associated with ATHEROSCLEROTIC PLAQUES formation particularly after MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION (see MONCKEBERG MEDIAL CALCIFIC SCLEROSIS) and chronic kidney diseases which in turn increase VASCULAR STIFFNESS.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Vascular Calcification" by people in this website by year, and whether "Vascular Calcification" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 40 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2018
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