Definition of "macrovascular" []

  • Of or pertaining to the larger blood vessels (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "macrovascular" in a sentence
  • "PETERS: Well, But that's -- you die from what we call macrovascular or big blood vessel complications, from heart attacks or strokes?"
  • "This results in chronic high blood sugar, giving you microvascular damage, which causes circulation problems, kidney and eye problems, and other fun consequences — as well as chronic high insulin, which buys you macrovascular damage, causing heart disease."
  • "Ironically, mortality increases with better control: macrovascular events are catastrophic, and hypoglycemia, a more frequent occurrence with tight control, can also be life threatening."
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