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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165] is elevated in pathologic neovascularization secondary to ischemia, and in both the vitreous and aqueous chambers of the eyes of patients with diabetic retinopathy.
However, in studies conducted both in mice and in heart attack patients, the Weill Cornell team discovered that tenascin-C also reappears in and around the heart to help guide clot-induced neovascularization.
We infer, therefore, that STSM has a direct effect on the retinal capillary of posterior ocular region and suppresses neovascularization of retinal capillary in STZ diabetic rats through the activation of tetrandrine.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Corneal Neovascularization - Pipeline Review, H2 2012', provides an overview of the indication's therapeutic pipeline.
Keywords: Choroidal osteoma, choroidal neovascularization, intravitreal ranibizumab
Based on these studies, we hypothesized that: (1) rh-EPO may increase the amount of EPCs or ECs in the hypoxia-ischemic (HI) region of the neonatal rat model of premature brain damage through the PI3K/Akt signaling pathway by promoting neovascularization; (2) rh-EPO may induce the secretion of VEGF in the HI region in the neonatal rat model of premature brain damage through the PI3K/Akt signaling pathway and then promote neovascularization through the VEGF/VEGFR system.
EYLEA has already been approved for the treatment of visual impairment due to myopic choroidal neovascularization in Japan.
Subconjunctival bevacizumab injection for corneal neovascularization.
Anderson Teixeira, Nilva Moraes, Michel Eid Farah and Pedro Paulo Bonomo: Choroidal neovascularization treated with intravitreal injection of bevacizumab (Avastin) in angioid streaks.
Shusheng Wang, assistant professor of ophthalmology and pharmacology and co-senior author of the study and colleagues found that silencing the microRNA cluster members miR-23 and miR-27 hindered the excessive formation of blood vessels in the back of the eye, known as choroidal neovascularization.
Enucleation is also the standard approach in patients with neovascularization of iris, secondary glaucoma and anterior chamber seeds, and in those who have failed conservative therapy.
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of AST on the development of experimental choroidal neovascularization (CNV) with underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms.