artery


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  • noun

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a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

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a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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As such, persistent bilateral type 2 proatlantal artery is extremely rare, and only a handful of reported cases exist in the literature.
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery is a significant condition which is observed rarely, but which may lead to myocardial ischemia, myocardial infaction and sudden death in childhood.
Isolated perfused rat pulmonary artery ring model We removed segments of the right and left main pulmonary arteries of Sprague-Dawley rats (250-350 g) measuring approximately 2-3 mm and placed them in the Krebs-Henseleit (KH) buffer as described previously (Li et al.
Moreover, the treated carotid artery became blocked again within a year in six of the endarterectomy patients but in only one of the patients getting a stent.
Closer endoscopic inspection revealed an exposed and well-defined posterior ethmoid artery crossing the roof (figure, D).
After the stent is implanted into the coronary arteries for 30 to 45 days, the drug seeps into the coronary artery wall surrounding the device and prevents the accumulation of scar tissue that could reblock the artery.
During hypertension the pulmonary artery experiences minimal pressures on the order of 3.
The stent is designed for use in patients with atherosclerosis who have a short blockage in a large artery.
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is similar to coronary artery disease in that fatty deposits build up in the arteries and block blood flow.
The hypothesis was tested in isolated perfused lungs, isolated pulmonary artery rings, and pulmonary artery endothelial cells.
During the 20-week study, the mice receiving the wine developed only 60 percent as many artery plaques as the others did, the researchers report.
2) Preservation of just one of the lingual arteries is sufficient to maintain adequate tongue vascularity from crossover perfusion by the contralateral lingual artery.
In a study of 119 people with heart disease who underwent angioplasty, a procedure to unclog heart arteries, those who took 500 milligrams of vitamin C per day for four months after surgery had an artery restenosis rate of 24 percent, compared with a rate of 43 percent among people who did not receive vitamin C following angioplasty, Tomoda and colleagues reported.