microcirculation


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microcirculation

[¦mī·krō‚sər·kyə′lā·shən]
(physiology)
The flow of blood or lymph in the vessels of the microcirculatory system.
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The developement of diagnostic techniques of microcirculation abnormalities, such as NVC, allowed for early diagnosis of connective tissue disease.
Since 1970 up to the present day, the LDF techniques are the most frequently used in the clinical practice for studying the peripheral blood microcirculation [29].
In terms of the effects that anesthetic agents may have over the microcirculation, the following are true:
The gradual glycation of protein molecules ("endothelium") lining the small capillary microcirculation stiffens those microvessels so that they cannot pulsate with the heartbeat.
Splanchnic microcirculation protection by hydroxyethyl starches during abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery.
Effective blood flow through the very fine capillaries of the microcirculation is essential for maintaining good health.
Using 80 lasers that provide over 560 mW of low laser light therapy (LLLT), the helmet stimulates the scalp and hair follicles in a state of decline by increasing blood flow and microcirculation, improving cellular metabolism and protein synthesis to restore and maintain a healthy head of hair.
Professor Anton Valavanis gave a sparkling review of the microcirculation and collateral vascular supply of the brain that provided the framework for the subsequent talks on chronic ischaemia, cerebral haemodynamics nd the role of the many advanced imaging techniques now available to the neuroradiologist.
The capillaries can also become thickened and stiff from the diabetes disease process, and so microcirculation can be adversely affected, leading to the inefficient delivery of oxygen and nutrients to and from the tissues.
Since many patients' microcirculation is impaired after knee or foot injury, external compression by elastic bandages and braces could have potential detrimental effects during the healing process.
compromised microcirculation and lactic acidosis as well as excessive production of pro-inflammatory cytokines in malaria and bacterial sepsis (18-19).