foveola

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foveola

[fō′vē·ə·lə]
(biology)
A small pit, especially one in the embryonic gastric mucosa from which gastric glands develop.
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The researchers found that, compared with controls, the foveal avascular zone was increased in the biomarker-positive group (mean, 0.364 versus 0.275 mm[sup.2]).
Hsu et al., "Measurement of foveal avascular zone dimensions and its reliability in healthy eyes using optical coherence tomography angiography," American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
The injuries on the endothelial cells and pericytes caused by hyperglycemia promote vascular occlusion and avascular zone formation, enhancing tissue hypoxia.
About 150 to 300 burns were applied 500 micron away from the foveal avascular zone. Follow-up visits were performed at two-week intervals for two months and then every month after treatment.
Fluorescein angiography can also be used to assess the outline characteristics of the foveal avascular zone (FAZ), as reported in the Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study group report 11 [5].
In addition, they found that avascular zone tears with extension out to the vascular periphery also healed.
There was a 4.5-to 6.7-cm relatively avascular zone in the anterior portion of the tendon 0.5 to 3.0 cm proximal to its bony insertion that corresponded to the most frequently reported site of spontaneous ATT rupture.
Injection specimens and immunohistochemistry revealed one avascular zone in which the tendon passed behind the talus and a second in which the tendon wrapped around the first metatarsal head.
Yu and Yannuzzi (11) associated bilateral decreased vision in a patient who had pulmonary neurosarcoidosis and neurosarcoidosis with findings of avascular zone enlargement on FFA and cystic changes in the macula on OCT.
The researchers found that at baseline, the mean foveal avascular zone size was 0.261 mm[sup.2] in ranibizumab monotherapy, 0.231 mm[sup.2] in ranibizumab and macular laser combination therapy, and 0.201 mm[sup.2] in laser monotherapy.
Vessels were detected both in the part of the repair tissue corresponding to the peripheral, vascular area of the native meniscus, and in the repair tissue corresponding to the avascular zone of the native meniscus.