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 team also found that when PDGF signaling was blocked, epicardial cell proliferation, expression of the embryonic biochemical markers, and coronary blood vessel development were impaired.
Clinical studies for the use of annexin imaging to evaluate interventions intended to limit the damage caused by acute blockage of a coronary blood vessel have been proposed by several investigators.
The company has revealed results from a new sub-analysis of the Phase III PEGASUS-TIMI 54 trial, indicating a decrease of risk by 19 percent in MACE III PEGASUS-TIMI 54 trial, demonstrating a risk reduction of 19 percent in MACE (the composite of CV death, myocardial infarction, or stroke) from treatment with Brilinta 60mg, in people who had survived a heart attack and had stenosis in two or more coronary blood vessels, a condition known as multi-vessel disease (MVD).
The study also reveals that the exact cause of the condition is not known yet but experts claim that "surging stress hormones (for example, adrenaline) essentially 'stun' the heart, triggering changes in heart muscle cells or coronary blood vessels (or both) that prevent the left ventricle from contracting effectively.
5,6 The exact cause is not known but some experts propose a sudden surge of catecholamines which stun the heart and trigger changes in myocardium or coronary blood vessels, or both, thus preventing the left ventricle from contracting effectively.
Each volunteer had his or her heart rate and blood pressure measured at rest, as well as coronary vascular conductance, a Doppler ultrasound measure of blood flow through the coronary blood vessels of the heart.
Transcatheter aortic heart valve surgery uses a small, collapsible heart valve, packaged within a balloon-expandable stent, similar to what is used routinely to open and reinforce coronary blood vessels.