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Synonyms for capillary

a tube of small internal diameter

any of the minute blood vessels connecting arterioles with venules

long and slender with a very small internal diameter


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Comparison of postburn capillary permeability in soft tissue and lung.
It also decreases capillary permeability and makes the blood thinner,6 thereby improving microcirculation so the skin cells receive more oxygen and nutrients.
Through H1 receptors histamine stimulates bronchial smooth muscle contraction, causes capillaries dilatation and increases capillary permeability.
Extravascular lung water to blood volume ratios as measures of pulmonary capillary permeability in nonseptic critically ill patients.
2] as 2-h iv infusion per 12 h Day of onset 1-2 weeks after chemotherapy * Usually during the initial course * Increased risk with multiple doses Pathophysiology Increased alveolar capillary permeability Diagnosis Exercise of exclusion * Heart dysfunction * Infections * Metabolic abnormalities * Cancer-related causes Common clinical Early onset of fever symptoms Dyspnea Hypoxemia Tachypnea Cough Radiological X-ray: Confluent alveolar consolidation findings HRCT: Alveolar or interstitial opacification in lower lobes surrounded by ground glass areas and/or pleural effusions Treatment Steroids: Response rate is 65%-80% Supportive care ARA-C: cytosine arabinoside; h: hour; HRCT: high resolution computed tomography; iv: intravenous
Together they have a beneficial effect on venous circulation, especially on the circulation of blood in the vessels of the legs, help improve the peripheral microcirculation, reducing capillary permeability, improving the tone of blood vessels, reducing inflammatory processes in them.
D--The inflammatory process within the pancreas results in increased capillary permeability with shift of fluid from the vascular space into peritoneal tissues, resulting in hypovolemia (Amerine, 2007; Despins et al.
HCSE has been reported to reduce abnormally increased capillary permeability (Diehm 1996) and to improve venous emptying (Pittler 1998).
GE also introduced CT analysis software, Perfusion 4 Neuro, for use in the assessment of perfusion, blood volume, and capillary permeability changes that may relate to stroke or tumor angiogenesis.
Most breast cancers enhance rapidly after IV injection of contrast agents because of higher vascularity and the angiogenic factors that produce an increase in capillary permeability, changes in osmolar pressure, and expansion of the interstitial space, the investigators said.
VEGF activates VEGF receptor-2 (VEGFR-2/FIk-1/KDR) and increases capillary permeability by tyrosine phosphorylation of the interendothelial adhesion molecule VEcadherin (Esser et al.