vascularization

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vascularization

[‚vas·kyə·lə·rə′zā·shən]
(medicine)
Abnormal or excessive formation of blood vessels.
(physiology)
The formation of new blood vessels within tissue.
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Myopic choroidal neovascularization (mCNV) is a disease of the retina in persons who are severely myopic (typically at least minus six diopters) and have pathological changes in the back of the eye.
About Myopic Choroidal Neovascularization Myopic choroidal neovascularization is a disease of the retina in persons who are severely myopic (typically at least minus six diopters) and have pathological changes in the back of the eye.
Sclerosing injections attempt to disrupt the neovascularization that is present in many cases of PT.
The clinical features analyzed included age, laterality, elevated intraocular pressure, presence of iris neovascularization, and presence of massive tumor.
For ethical reasons, patients who did not have regression of at least 50% of neovascularization by week 3 were to undergo PRP at that time.
Two things happen: fibrinolytic enzymes try and break the clot down, but, at the same time, the body uses progenitor cells to help form new channels that cut through the clot to break it up and permit blood flow -- in other words, neovascularization," Dr.
Growth factors, like VEGF, are the molecular signals for neovascularization to begin in AMD patients.
MC: Researchers are looking at a wide variety of therapies and agents--including steroids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs), and other therapies working at the cellular level--to stop the neovascularization process.
Moore (STMS) (traditional Chinese medicine; Han Fang Ji) for treatment of neovascularization of the retinal capillary (retinopathy) in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats (STZ diabetic rats) in culture.
Wet macular degeneration develops when new, abnormal blood vessels start to grow in a layer of tissue just beneath the retina, a condition called neovascularization.
com/research/l68t6q/corneal) has announced the addition of Global Markets Direct's new report "Corneal Neovascularization - Pipeline Review, H2 2012" to their offering.
The European Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended aflibercept solution for injection into the eye for the treatment of visual impairment due to myopic choroidal neovascularization (myopic CNV) for approval in the EU.