lymphatic vessel


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Synonyms for lymphatic vessel

a vascular duct that carries lymph which is eventually added to the venous blood circulation

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Fiedler E, Helmbold P, Marsch WC: Increased vessel density in psoriasis: involvement of lymphatic vessels in the papillary dermis.
The second is the radioisotope-guided (RI-guided) approach, which can accurately determine the location of even deep SLNs, but cannot identify minute lymphatic vessels.
The recent identification of lymphatic endothelial markers has enabled the specific identification of lymphatic vessels.
Opthea's compounds have broad utility in a range of eye diseases characterised by aberrant blood and/or lymphatic vessel growth, vascular leakage or edema, and inflammation, including wet AMD, diabetic macula edema, corneal neovascularisation and transplantation, and dry eye disease.
Opthea's compounds have broad utility in a range of eye diseases characterized by aberrant blood and/or lymphatic vessel growth, vascular leakage or edema, and inflammation, including wet AMD, diabetic macula edema, corneal neovascularization and transplantation, and dry eye disease.
This stimulates a response, and acts like a token to gain entry to the lymphatic vessel network.
Primary Lymphedema is caused by the absence of certain lymph vessels at birth, or abnormalities in the lymphatic vessels.
This medical device is accredited by the US Food and Drug Administration and dissolves the fat under the skin that has been absorbed by the lymphatic vessels.
Because the brain is like every other tissue connected to the peripheral immune system through meningeal lymphatic vessels," said Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, professor in the UVA Department of Neuroscience and director of UVA's Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG).
1] It commonly spreads to regional lymph nodes via lymphatic vessels, direct invasion to pelvic organs or systemically to the axial skeleton.
The Pressure Point Facial Massage combines acupressure, which is an Oriental technique of applying pressure to specific points of the body to release muscle tension and lymphatic drainage massage which stimulates lymph fluid to flow through the lymphatic vessels by using gentle, rhythmic pressure.
Essentially, damaged lymphatic vessels are joined to a functioning vein to bypass the blockage.
Lymphoedema of the arm most often results from damage to the lymphatic vessels and removal of glands during surgery for breast cancer and can be a problem after cancer treatment.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center found that a protein growth factor expressed by tumors called VEGF-C activates a receptor called integrin a4beta1 on lymphatic vessels in lymph node tissues, making them more attractive and sticky to metastatic tumor cells.
The second project awarded to WCMC-Q will examine whether activated endothelial cells, which line the interior surface of blood vessels and lymphatic vessels, represent a sanctuary site for ovarian cancer cells, providing resistance to drug treatment and allowing recurrence of the disease.