arteriosclerosis obliterans

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Noun1.arteriosclerosis obliterans - a stage of arteriosclerosis involving closure of blood vessels
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An oral agent that inhibits the activities of phosphodiesterase and thromboxane, NM-702 is a candidate for the treatment of arteriosclerosis obliterans.
The technique is effective in lessening the symptoms of excessive hardening of the arteries, known as arteriosclerosis obliterans, under which blood currents in patients' arteries are obstructed or even blocked, professor Issei Komuro said.
The study will investigate the use of patients' own adipose-derived stem and regenerative cells (ADRCs) processed by the Celution[R] System for peripheral artery disease (PAD) or arteriosclerosis obliterans (AO).