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Vascular Calcification MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Vascular Calcification
Tree Number(s)
C18.452.174.130.780
Unique ID
D061205
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D061205
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Vascular Calcinosis
Previous Indexing
Calcinosis (1964-2011)
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Vascular Calcification Preferred
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