• Angioplasty
  • in the case of renal artery disease, information from a meta-analysis indicated that balloon angioplasty results in improvement of diastolic blood pressure and a reduction in antihypertensive drug requirements. (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • This paper aims to give an overview of the prevalence of the different forms of vasculopathy that can be encountered in a lupus patient, describe their pathogenesis, and address their impact on disease severity and outcome. (hindawi.com)
  • bilateral
  • Disease marked by paroxysmal, bilateral vasodilatation, particularly of the extremities, with burning pain, and increased skin temperature and redness. (dmoztools.net)
  • autoimmune disease
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multiorgan autoimmune disease with an increased incidence rate of thrombotic events (9-37%), occurring at a younger age compared to the control population [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Systemic
  • Vascular disease is frequent in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and represents the most frequent cause of death in established disease. (hindawi.com)
  • Degos Disease is a rare systemic disorder that affects small and medium sized arteries, causing them to become blocked (occlusive arteriopathy). (dmoztools.net)
  • IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD), formerly known as IgG4-related systemic disease, is a chronic inflammatory condition characterized by tissue infiltration with lymphocytes and IgG4-secreting plasma cells, various degrees of fibrosis (scarring) and a usually prompt response to oral steroids. (wikipedia.org)
  • complication
  • Vascular disease, either as a direct complication of the disease or developing as an accompanying comorbidity impairs significantly the quality of life of patients with SLE and represents the most frequent cause of death in established lupus. (hindawi.com)
  • occlusive
  • Crawford ES, Bomberger RA, Glasser DH, et al: Aorto iliac occlusive disease: Factors influencing survival and function following reconstructive operation over a twenty five year period. (springer.com)
  • vasculopathy
  • In this context, vasculopathy can be directly aetiologically implicated in the pathogenesis of the disease, presenting as an acute/subacute manifestation of lupus (e.g., antiphospholipid syndrome, lupus vasculitis). (hindawi.com)
  • clinical
  • Combined supplementation with vitamin C and vitamin E may be of clinical benefit in improving the cutaneous microcirculation by reducing oxidative stress in patients with peripheral arterial disease. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Besides recorded clinical disease, subclinical involvement is significantly increased compared to healthy individuals, reaching 30% in reported studies [ 11 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Research
  • The journal is primarily aimed at scientists, endocrinologists and vascular surgeons, publishing specialist reviews, research articles and original papers. (wikipedia.org)
  • patients
  • Atherosclerotic disease has been detected in lupus patients from cohort studies in a significant proportion of the population (≥30%), even when corrected for all other comorbidities [ 3 , 14 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Information on all aspects of the disease plus a support group offering insights from patients. (dmoztools.net)
  • Advice, support, news, and a forum for patients with Degos disease (Malignant Atrophic Papulosis), their families and carers and medical advisers. (dmoztools.net)
  • In untreated patients with active disease, the recommended first-line agent for induction of remission is glucocorticoids unless contraindications exist. (wikipedia.org)
  • Manifestations
  • Several different diseases that have been known for many years are now considered to be manifestations of IgG4-RD. These include: type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis, Riedel's thyroiditis, Mikulicz's disease, Küttner's tumor, inflammatory pseudotumors (in various sites of the body), mediastinal fibrosis and some cases of retroperitoneal fibrosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • condition
  • IgG4-related disease has been described as an indolent condition. (wikipedia.org)
  • These groups, communities, or meeting places provide an opportunity for people with a common experience (such as a condition or disease, or a care-giving role) to share their concerns, and to seek and offer information and advice. (dmoztools.net)
  • major
  • In addition, development of a variety of atraumatic vascular clamps represented a major advance. (ahajournals.org)
  • The development of monofilament vascular sutures also was a major advance in terms of ease of handling, with multiple sizes being available to fit the needs of the operative procedure at hand. (ahajournals.org)
  • acute
  • In approximately 51-70% of people with this disease, serum IgG4 concentrations are elevated during an acute phase. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • For instance, people viewing substances are generally most interested in viewing diseases that these substances have shown to have positive influences. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Text for medical professionals as well as people interested in vascular trauma. (dmoztools.net)
  • The author tells of her ordeal because there are millions of people who could contract this disease, and in the hopes that this article helps them or their physician to diagnose earlier. (dmoztools.net)