International Journal of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

review article

Biomineralogical Phenomenon of Mineralization (Calcification) of Arteries

Maciej Pawlikowski*

Department of Mineralogy, Petrography and Geochemistry, AGH - University of Science and Technology, Poland

*Corresponding author: Maciej Pawlikowski, Department of Mineralogy, Petrography and Geochemistry, AGH - University of Science and Technology, Poland. Tel: +126175232;
Email: 
mpawlik@agh.edu.pl

Received Date: 18 May, 2018; Accepted Date: 21 May, 2018; Published Date: 28 May, 2018

1.                   Abstract

The theory of biomineralization of human arteries was presented. The causes of formation of crystallization centers in the arteries and their types were discussed. Selected types of arterial mineralization were described.

2.                   Keywords: Arteries; Biomineralization


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