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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The development of coronary blood vessels during zebrafish heart regeneration has been postulated to occur in the same way as the heart and vessels were originally formed in the embryo.
The procedure is similar to what is used routinely to open and reinforce coronary blood vessels.
Potential restoration of unstented artery movement to coronary blood vessels after the bioabsorbable stent was absorbed was revealed at two years with the drugs acetylcholine and nitroglycerin used in nine patients, showing vasodilation in the previously stented area, and methergine used in seven patients, showing vasoconstriction in the previously stented area.
The finding is "very important" and supports the view that smoking-related heart attacks result from more than a simple accumulation of fatty plaques inside coronary blood vessels, says Bernard Gersh, a cardiologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
It also improves the blood flow to the heart by improving the heart's ability to have its coronary blood vessels dilate.
Positive results from AtheroGenics' Phase II clinical trial, known as CART-1, suggested that AGI-1067 had a direct anti-atherosclerotic effect on the coronary blood vessels, which included improvements in lumen volume, plaque volume and total vessel volume.
However, the applications of drug-eluting stents are not confined to the coronary blood vessels.