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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2+] accumulated during ischemia out of both hepatocytes and hepatic microcirculation smooth muscle cells, leading to cell membrane stabilization and microcirculatory vasorelaxation, and preventing [Ca.
Compound danshen injection improves endotoxin-induced microcirculatory disturbance in rat mesentery.
In a parallel study in anemic hematologic patients we demonstrated that such a blood transfusion was associated in a parallel improvement in sublingual microcirculatory oxygen availability using sublingual near infra red spectroscopy (21).
The influence of Multiwave Locked System (MLS) laser therapy on clinical features, microcirculatory abnormalities and selected modulators of angiogenesis in patients with Raynaud's phenomenon.
Incredibly, it now appears from a scientific perspective that microcirculatory disease is primarily related to the biological toxicity of sugar, not fat as in macrocirculatory theory.
18) Some studies have described an improvement in microcirculatory perfusion in patients with sepsis and serious basal alterations.
At the same time ROM cause adhesion and aggregation of neutrophils, impairment of the micro-vascular barrier and the no re-flow phenomenon with reduced microcirculatory blood flow.
11 This results in microcirculatory changes and localized tissue ischemia.
24) The scar tissue resulting from microcirculatory dysfunction may not only be the substrate leading to heart failure, but also to ventricular arrhythmias.
Subsequently, cessation of microcirculatory perfusion occurs and ischemia ensues (Farrow, et al, 2011).
Together, the arterioles, associated capillary network, and postcapillary venules form a functional unit called the microcirculatory or microvascular bed of that tissue.