blood vessel

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blood vessel

an artery, capillary, or vein

blood vessel

[′bləd ‚ves·əl]
(anatomy)
A tubular channel for blood transport.
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Table 1 Complications following Locked Plating Complication Amount Varus Malunion 16 Loss of Humeral Height 16 Avascular Necrosis 6 Implant Penetration 1
Additionally, the subchondral collapse (sign of half-moon), pathognomonic for avascular necrosis which particularly develops in the advanced phases, is not seen in TOH (3,6,14).
1) However, sickle cell patients show a wide range of complications other than pain crises, including stroke, bacterial infection, sequestration of the spleen, avascular necrosis (AVN), leg ulcers, end-organ damage, renal disease, hypertension (HTN), acute chest syndrome (ACS), and priapism.
Due to the lack of blood flow in her bones she developed avascular necrosis in her hip joint and right shoulder.
Distinguishing transient osteoporosis of the hip from avascular necrosis.
Instead, Erickson found lizard-like, dense, nearly avascular bone.
These results demonstrate that 1) expression of Cx43 increases with follicular development from primordial to antral stage; 2) expression of Cx43 in granulosa layer is greater than in theca layer which is likely due to the avascular nature of the granulosa layer, and 3) both level of energy and Se in maternal diet affect Cx43 expression in antral follicles.
Topics include mathematical treatments of biological complexity by natural selection, epidemiological modeling, relationships of metabolic networks, and pre-necrotic avascular tumors.
Overall, the occurrence of side-effects was extremely low with no cases of avascular necrosis of the bone reported in either group for the 2-year recall period.
Scans revealed bruising to the bone but also he discovered he had contracted a disease called avascular necrosis, a condition that causes the loss of blood supply to bones.
Hips that Hurt" ("Advice," July) by the former dancer who had avascular necrosis (AVN) hit home.