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vasospasm

[′vā·zō‚spaz·əm]
(medicine)
A spasm of the blood vessels. Also known as angiospasm.
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Current treatments with calcium channel blockers or vasodilators such as nitroglycerin, changing the disease activity and avoiding the compounds that determine constriction at coronary level, make the diagnosis of vasospastic angina quite difficult (JCS Joint Working Group 2010).
She had no prior history of vasospastic condition, known inflammatory or autoimmune disorders, relevant allergies, or Raynaud's phenomenon.
10] Therefore, enhanced level (such as in atherosclerosis, vasospastic disorders, or insufficient antihypertensive therapy) or absence (such as in patients with diabetes mellitus, orthostatic hypotension, or corticosteroid therapy) of nocturnal BP reduction can be observed in patients with sympathetic dysfunction.
Kounis syndrome is characterised by a group of symptoms that manifest as unstable vasospastic or non-vasospastic angina secondary to a hypersensitivity reaction.
Use of color Doppler ultrasonography in primary vasospastic syndrome and assessment of ocular blood flow in patients with transient monocular blindness.
It is an investigational drug candidate, internally discovered and developed by the company for the treatment of vasospastic diseases.
Management of vasospastic disorders with botulinum toxin A.
Coronary vasospastic crisis leading to cardiogenic shock and recurrent ventricular fibrillation in a patient with long-standing asthma.
Since 2010, the patient experienced bilateral indurations of the dorsum of the hands and associated vasospastic phenomena exacerbated by exposure to low temperature with her distal phalanges undergoing discoloration from white to blue to red consistent with RP.
The cardiovascular complications of IFN therapy include pericarditis, rhythm disturbances, myocarditis, cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, vasospastic angina pectoris, microvascular angina, peripheral vascular disorders, stroke, and myocardial infarction.
The rhythm of Musharraf's heart is erratic or vasospastic, meaning spasms in the vessels of the heart.
Another pharmacological agent, dipyridamole, a platelet inhibitor, has been shown to improve ocular blood flow in a group of patients with impaired ocular blood flow including glaucoma, anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, vasospastic syndrome, or central retinal vein occlusion [13].