capillary bed


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capillary bed

[′kap·ə‚ler·ē ‚bed]
(anatomy)
The capillaries, collectively, of a given area or organ.
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Alternatively if reported peripheral vascular improvements are the result of increased arterial flow, the increased pressure gradient across the capillary bed might be expected to exacerbate the symptoms of lymphedema due to increased interstitial leakage; a differentiation not possible in a pilot study of normal volunteers.
While the former described villous capillary as a long non-branched garland running through grape-like arranged terminal villi, the latter shows a complicated, richly ramified capillary bed of terminal villi connected with dense paravascular capillaries of mature intermediate villi.
The Laser produces no heat to tissue and causes vasodilation in the Micro Capillary bed, the treatment is PAINLESS WITH NO SIDE EFFECTS.
Yellow light at 590nm improves lymphatic functions and reduces capillary bed congestion that may cause erythrosis or erythema.
1 983, and might be explained by the pressure-volume relationship of the normal pulmonary capillary bed.
9) Due to the relative high pressure kon the arterial side of the circulation, this blood mixture contains a relatively greater proportion of blood from the arteriole side of the capillary bed than from the venule side; and, thus, a "capillary-blood" sample obtained by skin puncture approximates closer to arterial blood than venous blood.
The nonsecreted VEGF 188 increases the concentration locally and works cooperatively with VEGF120 to expand the capillary bed.
Xenaderm physiologically stimulates the capillary bed increasing circulation in the wound site, improves epithelialization by reducing premature epithelial desiccation, and can act as a protective covering for wounds.
Arteriovenous shunting creates a more pulsatile Doppler waveform due to the lack of an intervening capillary bed.
It has been posited that cyclic changes of ICP synchronized with mechanical ventilation may be due to cyclic compression of the cerebral capillary bed by mechanical ventilation.
The Laser produces no heat to the tissue and causes vassal dilation in the Micro capillary bed.
The rationale is that pressures created within the thorax through the airways can be transmitted to the alveolar capillaries, causing a mechanical impediment to blood flow through the capillary bed with the resultant increase in PVR.