Mansonelliasis: Infection with nematodes of the genus MANSONELLA. Symptoms include pruritus, headache, and articular swelling.Mansonella: A genus of parasitic nematodes whose organisms are distributed in Central and South America. Characteristics include a smooth cuticle and an enlarged anterior end.Crowdsourcing: Social media model for enabling public involvement and recruitment in participation. Use of social media to collect feedback and recruit volunteer subjects.Microscopy: The use of instrumentation and techniques for visualizing material and details that cannot be seen by the unaided eye. It is usually done by enlarging images, transmitted by light or electron beams, with optical or magnetic lenses that magnify the entire image field. With scanning microscopy, images are generated by collecting output from the specimen in a point-by-point fashion, on a magnified scale, as it is scanned by a narrow beam of light or electrons, a laser, a conductive probe, or a topographical probe.Plasmodium: A genus of protozoa that comprise the malaria parasites of mammals. Four species infect humans (although occasional infections with primate malarias may occur). These are PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; PLASMODIUM OVALE, and PLASMODIUM VIVAX. Species causing infection in vertebrates other than man include: PLASMODIUM BERGHEI; PLASMODIUM CHABAUDI; P. vinckei, and PLASMODIUM YOELII in rodents; P. brasilianum, PLASMODIUM CYNOMOLGI; and PLASMODIUM KNOWLESI in monkeys; and PLASMODIUM GALLINACEUM in chickens.Parasitemia: The presence of parasites (especially malarial parasites) in the blood. (Dorland, 27th ed)Blood: The body fluid that circulates in the vascular system (BLOOD VESSELS). Whole blood includes PLASMA and BLOOD CELLS.Malaria, Falciparum: Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM. This is the severest form of malaria and is associated with the highest levels of parasites in the blood. This disease is characterized by irregularly recurring febrile paroxysms that in extreme cases occur with acute cerebral, renal, or gastrointestinal manifestations.Malaria: A protozoan disease caused in humans by four species of the PLASMODIUM genus: PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM; PLASMODIUM VIVAX; PLASMODIUM OVALE; and PLASMODIUM MALARIAE; and transmitted by the bite of an infected female mosquito of the genus ANOPHELES. Malaria is endemic in parts of Asia, Africa, Central and South America, Oceania, and certain Caribbean islands. It is characterized by extreme exhaustion associated with paroxysms of high FEVER; SWEATING; shaking CHILLS; and ANEMIA. Malaria in ANIMALS is caused by other species of plasmodia.Parasitology: The study of parasites and PARASITIC DISEASES.Plasmodium falciparum: A species of protozoa that is the causal agent of falciparum malaria (MALARIA, FALCIPARUM). It is most prevalent in the tropics and subtropics.Filariasis: Infections with nematodes of the superfamily FILARIOIDEA. The presence of living worms in the body is mainly asymptomatic but the death of adult worms leads to granulomatous inflammation and permanent fibrosis. Organisms of the genus Elaeophora infect wild elk and domestic sheep causing ischemic necrosis of the brain, blindness, and dermatosis of the face.Azure Stains: PHENOTHIAZINES with an amino group at the 3-position that are green crystals or powder. They are used as biological stains.Wuchereria bancrofti: A white threadlike worm which causes elephantiasis, lymphangitis, and chyluria by interfering with the lymphatic circulation. The microfilaria are found in the circulating blood and are carried by mosquitoes.Malaria, Vivax: Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM VIVAX. This form of malaria is less severe than MALARIA, FALCIPARUM, but there is a higher probability for relapses to occur. Febrile paroxysms often occur every other day.Plasmodium vivax: A protozoan parasite that causes vivax malaria (MALARIA, VIVAX). This species is found almost everywhere malaria is endemic and is the only one that has a range extending into the temperate regions.DNA, Protozoan: Deoxyribonucleic acid that makes up the genetic material of protozoa.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Antimalarials: Agents used in the treatment of malaria. They are usually classified on the basis of their action against plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human. (From AMA, Drug Evaluations Annual, 1992, p1585)Reagent Kits, Diagnostic: Commercially prepared reagent sets, with accessory devices, containing all of the major components and literature necessary to perform one or more designated diagnostic tests or procedures. They may be for laboratory or personal use.BrazilLoop of Henle: The U-shaped portion of the renal tubule in the KIDNEY MEDULLA, consisting of a descending limb and an ascending limb. It is situated between the PROXIMAL KIDNEY TUBULE and the DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE.Polymerase Chain Reaction: In vitro method for producing large amounts of specific DNA or RNA fragments of defined length and sequence from small amounts of short oligonucleotide flanking sequences (primers). The essential steps include thermal denaturation of the double-stranded target molecules, annealing of the primers to their complementary sequences, and extension of the annealed primers by enzymatic synthesis with DNA polymerase. The reaction is efficient, specific, and extremely sensitive. Uses for the reaction include disease diagnosis, detection of difficult-to-isolate pathogens, mutation analysis, genetic testing, DNA sequencing, and analyzing evolutionary relationships.Prevalence: The total number of cases of a given disease in a specified population at a designated time. It is differentiated from INCIDENCE, which refers to the number of new cases in the population at a given time.Solute Carrier Family 12, Member 1: Na-K-Cl transporter in the ASCENDING LIMB OF LOOP OF HENLE. It mediates active reabsorption of sodium chloride and is inhibited by LOOP DIURETICS such as FUROSEMIDE; and BUMETANIDE. Mutations in the gene encoding SLC12A1 are associated with a BARTTER SYNDROME.Kidney Medulla: The internal portion of the kidney, consisting of striated conical masses, the renal pyramids, whose bases are adjacent to the cortex and whose apices form prominent papillae projecting into the lumen of the minor calyces.Microscopy, Electron: Microscopy using an electron beam, instead of light, to visualize the sample, thereby allowing much greater magnification. The interactions of ELECTRONS with specimens are used to provide information about the fine structure of that specimen. In TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen are imaged. In SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY an electron beam falls at a non-normal angle on the specimen and the image is derived from the reactions occurring above the plane of the specimen.Myosins: A diverse superfamily of proteins that function as translocating proteins. They share the common characteristics of being able to bind ACTINS and hydrolyze MgATP. Myosins generally consist of heavy chains which are involved in locomotion, and light chains which are involved in regulation. Within the structure of myosin heavy chain are three domains: the head, the neck and the tail. The head region of the heavy chain contains the actin binding domain and MgATPase domain which provides energy for locomotion. The neck region is involved in binding the light-chains. The tail region provides the anchoring point that maintains the position of the heavy chain. The superfamily of myosins is organized into structural classes based upon the type and arrangement of the subunits they contain.Myofibrils: The long cylindrical contractile organelles of STRIATED MUSCLE cells composed of ACTIN FILAMENTS; MYOSIN filaments; and other proteins organized in arrays of repeating units called SARCOMERES .Nephrons: The functional units of the kidney, consisting of the glomerulus and the attached tubule.Uromodulin: A glycosyl-phosphatidyl-inositol (GPI) - anchored membrane protein found on the thick ascending limb of the LOOP OF HENLE. The cleaved form of the protein is found abundantly in URINE.Kidney Tubules, Distal: The portion of renal tubule that begins from the enlarged segment of the ascending limb of the LOOP OF HENLE. It reenters the KIDNEY CORTEX and forms the convoluted segments of the distal tubule.Actin Cytoskeleton: Fibers composed of MICROFILAMENT PROTEINS, which are predominately ACTIN. They are the smallest of the cytoskeletal filaments.Kidney Tubules: Long convoluted tubules in the nephrons. They collect filtrate from blood passing through the KIDNEY GLOMERULUS and process this filtrate into URINE. Each renal tubule consists of a BOWMAN CAPSULE; PROXIMAL KIDNEY TUBULE; LOOP OF HENLE; DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULE; and KIDNEY COLLECTING DUCT leading to the central cavity of the kidney (KIDNEY PELVIS) that connects to the URETER.Muscles: Contractile tissue that produces movement in animals.Microscopy, Electron, Scanning: Microscopy in which the object is examined directly by an electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point. The image is constructed by detecting the products of specimen interactions that are projected above the plane of the sample, such as backscattered electrons. Although SCANNING TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY also scans the specimen point by point with the electron beam, the image is constructed by detecting the electrons, or their interaction products that are transmitted through the sample plane, so that is a form of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.Connectin: A giant elastic protein of molecular mass ranging from 2,993 kDa (cardiac), 3,300 kDa (psoas), to 3,700 kDa (soleus) having a kinase domain. The amino- terminal is involved in a Z line binding, and the carboxy-terminal region is bound to the myosin filament with an overlap between the counter-connectin filaments at the M line.Sodium Chloride: A ubiquitous sodium salt that is commonly used to season food.Rats, Sprague-Dawley: A strain of albino rat used widely for experimental purposes because of its calmness and ease of handling. It was developed by the Sprague-Dawley Animal Company.Furosemide: A benzoic-sulfonamide-furan. It is a diuretic with fast onset and short duration that is used for EDEMA and chronic RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.Absorption: The physical or physiological processes by which substances, tissue, cells, etc. take up or take in other substances or energy.Kidney Tubules, Collecting: Straight tubes commencing in the radiate part of the kidney cortex where they receive the curved ends of the distal convoluted tubules. In the medulla the collecting tubules of each pyramid converge to join a central tube (duct of Bellini) which opens on the summit of the papilla.Kidney Cortex: The outer zone of the KIDNEY, beneath the capsule, consisting of KIDNEY GLOMERULUS; KIDNEY TUBULES, DISTAL; and KIDNEY TUBULES, PROXIMAL.Rabbits: The species Oryctolagus cuniculus, in the family Leporidae, order LAGOMORPHA. Rabbits are born in burrows, furless, and with eyes and ears closed. In contrast with HARES, rabbits have 22 chromosome pairs.Cytoskeleton: The network of filaments, tubules, and interconnecting filamentous bridges which give shape, structure, and organization to the cytoplasm.Microtomy: The technique of using a microtome to cut thin or ultrathin sections of tissues embedded in a supporting substance. The microtome is an instrument that hold a steel, glass or diamond knife in clamps at an angle to the blocks of prepared tissues, which it cuts in sections of equal thickness.Horseshoe Crabs: An arthropod subclass (Xiphosura) comprising the North American (Limulus) and Asiatic (Tachypleus) genera of horseshoe crabs.Muscle Proteins: The protein constituents of muscle, the major ones being ACTINS and MYOSINS. More than a dozen accessory proteins exist including TROPONIN; TROPOMYOSIN; and DYSTROPHIN.Staining and Labeling: The marking of biological material with a dye or other reagent for the purpose of identifying and quantitating components of tissues, cells or their extracts.Kidney: Body organ that filters blood for the secretion of URINE and that regulates ion concentrations.Actins: Filamentous proteins that are the main constituent of the thin filaments of muscle fibers. The filaments (known also as filamentous or F-actin) can be dissociated into their globular subunits; each subunit is composed of a single polypeptide 375 amino acids long. This is known as globular or G-actin. In conjunction with MYOSINS, actin is responsible for the contraction and relaxation of muscle.Muscle Contraction: A process leading to shortening and/or development of tension in muscle tissue. Muscle contraction occurs by a sliding filament mechanism whereby actin filaments slide inward among the myosin filaments.Tropomyosin: A protein found in the thin filaments of muscle fibers. It inhibits contraction of the muscle unless its position is modified by TROPONIN.Mucoproteins: Conjugated proteins in which mucopolysaccharides are combined with proteins. The mucopolysaccharide moiety is the predominant group with the protein making up only a small percentage of the total weight.Bartter Syndrome: A group of disorders caused by defective salt reabsorption in the ascending LOOP OF HENLE. It is characterized by severe salt-wasting, HYPOKALEMIA; HYPERCALCIURIA; metabolic ALKALOSIS, and hyper-reninemic HYPERALDOSTERONISM without HYPERTENSION. There are several subtypes including ones due to mutations in the renal specific SODIUM-POTASSIUM-CHLORIDE SYMPORTERS.Microscopy, Interference: The science and application of a double-beam transmission interference microscope in which the illuminating light beam is split into two paths. One beam passes through the specimen while the other beam reflects off a reference mirror before joining and interfering with the other. The observed optical path difference between the two beams can be measured and used to discriminate minute differences in thickness and refraction of non-stained transparent specimens, such as living cells in culture.Chlorides: Inorganic compounds derived from hydrochloric acid that contain the Cl- ion.Sodium-Hydrogen Antiporter: A plasma membrane exchange glycoprotein transporter that functions in intracellular pH regulation, cell volume regulation, and cellular response to many different hormones and mitogens.Histological Techniques: Methods of preparing tissue for examination and study of the origin, structure, function, or pathology.Microscopy, Electron, Scanning Transmission: A type of TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY in which the object is examined directly by an extremely narrow electron beam scanning the specimen point-by-point and using the reactions of the electrons that are transmitted through the specimen to create the image. It should not be confused with SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY.Microscopy, Confocal: A light microscopic technique in which only a small spot is illuminated and observed at a time. An image is constructed through point-by-point scanning of the field in this manner. Light sources may be conventional or laser, and fluorescence or transmitted observations are possible.Scintillation Counting: Detection and counting of scintillations produced in a fluorescent material by ionizing radiation.Flight, Animal: The use of wings or wing-like appendages to remain aloft and move through the air.X-Ray Diffraction: The scattering of x-rays by matter, especially crystals, with accompanying variation in intensity due to interference effects. Analysis of the crystal structure of materials is performed by passing x-rays through them and registering the diffraction image of the rays (CRYSTALLOGRAPHY, X-RAY). (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Bicarbonates: Inorganic salts that contain the -HCO3 radical. They are an important factor in determining the pH of the blood and the concentration of bicarbonate ions is regulated by the kidney. Levels in the blood are an index of the alkali reserve or buffering capacity.Microscopy, Fluorescence: Microscopy of specimens stained with fluorescent dye (usually fluorescein isothiocyanate) or of naturally fluorescent materials, which emit light when exposed to ultraviolet or blue light. Immunofluorescence microscopy utilizes antibodies that are labeled with fluorescent dye.Kidney Concentrating Ability: The ability of the kidney to excrete in the urine high concentrations of solutes from the blood plasma.Claudins: A large family of transmembrane proteins found in TIGHT JUNCTIONS. They take part in the formation of paracellular barriers and pores that regulate paracellular permeability.Materials Testing: The testing of materials and devices, especially those used for PROSTHESES AND IMPLANTS; SUTURES; TISSUE ADHESIVES; etc., for hardness, strength, durability, safety, efficacy, and biocompatibility.Surface Properties: Characteristics or attributes of the outer boundaries of objects, including molecules.Immunohistochemistry: Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.Models, Biological: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.Optics and Photonics: A specialized field of physics and engineering involved in studying the behavior and properties of light and the technology of analyzing, generating, transmitting, and manipulating ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION in the visible, infrared, and ultraviolet range.Mytilus edulis: A species of mussel in the genus MYTILUS, family MYTILIDAE, class BIVALVIA, known as the common mussel. It has a bluish-black shell and is highly edible.Nephrocalcinosis: A condition characterized by calcification of the renal tissue itself. It is usually seen in distal RENAL TUBULAR ACIDOSIS with calcium deposition in the DISTAL KIDNEY TUBULES and the surrounding interstitium. Nephrocalcinosis causes RENAL INSUFFICIENCY.Osmolar Concentration: The concentration of osmotically active particles in solution expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per liter of solution. Osmolality is expressed in terms of osmoles of solute per kilogram of solvent.Carrier Proteins: Transport proteins that carry specific substances in the blood or across cell membranes.Equipment Design: Methods of creating machines and devices.Arginine Vasopressin: The predominant form of mammalian antidiuretic hormone. It is a nonapeptide containing an ARGININE at residue 8 and two disulfide-linked cysteines at residues of 1 and 6. Arg-vasopressin is used to treat DIABETES INSIPIDUS or to improve vasomotor tone and BLOOD PRESSURE.Microscopy, Electron, Transmission: Electron microscopy in which the ELECTRONS or their reaction products that pass down through the specimen are imaged below the plane of the specimen.Imaging, Three-Dimensional: The process of generating three-dimensional images by electronic, photographic, or other methods. For example, three-dimensional images can be generated by assembling multiple tomographic images with the aid of a computer, while photographic 3-D images (HOLOGRAPHY) can be made by exposing film to the interference pattern created when two laser light sources shine on an object.Sodium: A member of the alkali group of metals. It has the atomic symbol Na, atomic number 11, and atomic weight 23.Muscle, Striated: One of two types of muscle in the body, characterized by the array of bands observed under microscope. Striated muscles can be divided into two subtypes: the CARDIAC MUSCLE and the SKELETAL MUSCLE.Histocytochemistry: Study of intracellular distribution of chemicals, reaction sites, enzymes, etc., by means of staining reactions, radioactive isotope uptake, selective metal distribution in electron microscopy, or other methods.Gold Colloid: A suspension of metallic gold particles.Elasticity: Resistance and recovery from distortion of shape.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Image Processing, Computer-Assisted: A technique of inputting two-dimensional images into a computer and then enhancing or analyzing the imagery into a form that is more useful to the human observer.Freeze Substitution: A modification of the freeze-drying method in which the ice within the frozen tissue is replaced by alcohol or other solvent at a very low temperature.Calcium: A basic element found in nearly all organized tissues. It is a member of the alkaline earth family of metals with the atomic symbol Ca, atomic number 20, and atomic weight 40. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body and combines with phosphorus to form calcium phosphate in the bones and teeth. It is essential for the normal functioning of nerves and muscles and plays a role in blood coagulation (as factor IV) and in many enzymatic processes.Microscopy, Phase-Contrast: A form of interference microscopy in which variations of the refracting index in the object are converted into variations of intensity in the image. This is achieved by the action of a phase plate.Water: A clear, odorless, tasteless liquid that is essential for most animal and plant life and is an excellent solvent for many substances. The chemical formula is hydrogen oxide (H2O). (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Cell Membrane: The lipid- and protein-containing, selectively permeable membrane that surrounds the cytoplasm in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.Muscle, Skeletal: A subtype of striated muscle, attached by TENDONS to the SKELETON. Skeletal muscles are innervated and their movement can be consciously controlled. They are also called voluntary muscles.Rats, Brattleboro: A mutant strain of Rattus norvegicus used in research on renal function and hypertension and as a disease model for diabetes insipidus.Sodium-Potassium-Exchanging ATPase: An enzyme that catalyzes the active transport system of sodium and potassium ions across the cell wall. Sodium and potassium ions are closely coupled with membrane ATPase which undergoes phosphorylation and dephosphorylation, thereby providing energy for transport of these ions against concentration gradients.Cell Wall: The outermost layer of a cell in most PLANTS; BACTERIA; FUNGI; and ALGAE. The cell wall is usually a rigid structure that lies external to the CELL MEMBRANE, and provides a protective barrier against physical or chemical agents.Receptors, Calcium-Sensing: A class of G-protein-coupled receptors that react to varying extracellular CALCIUM levels. Calcium-sensing receptors in the PARATHYROID GLANDS play an important role in the maintenance of calcium HOMEOSTASIS by regulating the release of PARATHYROID HORMONE. They differ from INTRACELLULAR CALCIUM-SENSING PROTEINS which sense intracellular calcium levels.Stress, Mechanical: A purely physical condition which exists within any material because of strain or deformation by external forces or by non-uniform thermal expansion; expressed quantitatively in units of force per unit area.Biological Transport: The movement of materials (including biochemical substances and drugs) through a biological system at the cellular level. The transport can be across cell membranes and epithelial layers. It also can occur within intracellular compartments and extracellular compartments.Tin Compounds: Inorganic compounds that contain tin as an integral part of the molecule.Actomyosin: A protein complex of actin and MYOSINS occurring in muscle. It is the essential contractile substance of muscle.Melanoma: A malignant neoplasm derived from cells that are capable of forming melanin, which may occur in the skin of any part of the body, in the eye, or, rarely, in the mucous membranes of the genitalia, anus, oral cavity, or other sites. It occurs mostly in adults and may originate de novo or from a pigmented nevus or malignant lentigo. Melanomas frequently metastasize widely, and the regional lymph nodes, liver, lungs, and brain are likely to be involved. The incidence of malignant skin melanomas is rising rapidly in all parts of the world. (Stedman, 25th ed; from Rook et al., Textbook of Dermatology, 4th ed, p2445)
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The rich presence of blood vessels underneath the tissues in folds gives it the pinkish colour. The folds in the skin increase ... The thick skin does not protect against bloodsucking Tabanus flies, leeches and ticks. The largest sized specimens range up to ... Anthrax and the blood-disease septicemia are known to occur. In March 2017, of a group of four tigers consisting of an adult ... The Indian rhinoceros has a thick grey-brown skin with pinkish skin folds and a black horn. Its upper legs and shoulders are ...
... containing mostly fat and connective tissue). The deeper vessels have large calibers with thick walls which contain smooth ... The lumen is filled with lymphatic fluid, but often contains red blood cells, lymphocytes, macrophages, and neutrophils. The ... A thick coat of muscle fibers that cause rhythmic contractions line the sequestered primitive sacs. Rhythmic contractions ... The lymphatic system is the network of vessels responsible for returning to the venous system excess fluid from tissues as well ...
Unlike the shells of molluscs, the tunic is composed of living tissue, and often has its own blood supply. In some colonial ... The body wall is covered by a smooth thick tunic, which is often quite rigid. The tunic consists of cellulose along with ... Cords of connective tissue cross the atrium to maintain the general shape of the body. The outer body wall consists of ... There are two excitatory areas, one at each end of the heart, with first one being dominant, to push the blood through the ...
The blood-gas barrier (BGB) of their lung tissue is thick. The advantage of this thick barrier may be protection from damage by ... the red blood cells of the ostrich are about three times larger than the red blood cells of a human. The blood oxygen affinity ... Due to this the lack of connective tissue surrounding the parabronchi and adjacent parabronchial lumen, they exchange blood ... The ostrich reduces blood flow to the trachea to cool itself, and vasodilates its blood vessels around the gular region to ...
This is distinguished from desmoplasia in the organization of the tissue, the appendages, and orientation of blood vessels. ... Mature scars are usually thick, collagenous bundles arranged horizontally with paucicellularity, vertical blood vessels, and no ... and autonomous cellular/tissue growth. Desmoplasia refers to growth of dense connective tissue or stroma. This growth is ... connective tissue. In normal epithelial tissues, epithelial cells, or parenchymal cells of epithelia, are highly organized, ...
This pathology relates to the inflammation of tissue affecting blood flow and compressing nerves. If left untreated compartment ... Due to the thick fascia covering the muscles of the leg, they are prone to compartment syndrome. ... Hodgson, JA; Finni, T; Lai, AM; Edgerton, VR; Sinha, S (May 2006). "Influence of structure on the tissue dynamics of the human ... Also, in upright posture, the soleus is responsible for pumping venous blood back into the heart from the periphery, and is ...
They attach to the host through their slender anterior end and feed on tissue secretions instead of blood. Females are larger ... On reaching adulthood, the thinner end (the front of the worm) burrows into the large intestine and the thicker end hangs into ... Trichuris trichiura has a narrow anterior esophageal end and shorter and thicker posterior end. These pinkish-white worms are ...
... thick or thin) glomerular basement membrane. The glomerular basement membrane is a tissue in the kidney that filters the blood ... In this condition the membrane that filters the blood to make urine is too thin, and blood can pass across it in very small ... Angiogram tests to look at the blood vessels in the kidney may show abnormal blood flow, perhaps causing a cramp like pain. The ... The syndrome presents with hematuria (blood in the urine) and flank (a region of the lower back beneath the ribs and above the ...
Induration: dermal thickening causing the cutaneous surface to feel thicker and firmer. Atrophy: refers to a loss of tissue, ... The function of blood vessels within the dermis is fourfold: to supply nutrition, to regulate temperature, to modulate ... The subcutaneous tissue is a layer of fat between the dermis and underlying fascia. This tissue may be further divided into two ... The main cellular component of this tissue is the adipocyte, or fat cell. The structure of this tissue is composed of septal (i ...
... s are blood vessels that carry blood toward the heart. Most veins carry deoxygenated blood from the tissues back to the ... The peripheral veins carry blood from the limbs and hands and feet. Microscopically, veins have a thick outer layer made of ... The arteries are perceived as carrying oxygenated blood to the tissues, while veins carry deoxygenated blood back to the heart ... The heart did not pump blood around, the heart's motion sucked blood in during diastole and the blood moved by the pulsation of ...
Such networks are highly suggestive of the microvascular capillary systems that suffuse living tissues with blood. Hence, ... In some instances researchers may prefer to use greater volumes of Matrigel to produce thick three-dimensional gels. Thick gels ... Matrigel resembles the complex extracellular environment found in many tissues and is used by cell biologists as a substrate ( ... A common laboratory procedure is to dispense small volumes of chilled (4 °C) liquid Matrigel onto plastic tissue culture ...
The flow of blood to the nasal mucosa, in particular the venous plexus of the conchae is regulated by the pterygopalatine ... As air passes over the turbinate tissues, it is heated to 32 - 34 °C (89 - 93 °F), humidified (up to 98% water saturation) and ... Turbinates are composed of pseudostratified columnar, ciliated respiratory epithelium with a thick, vascular, and erectile ... The turbinates comprise most of the mucosal tissue of the nose and are required for functional respiration. The turbinates are ...
... mechanism involves abnormal plasma cells producing abnormal antibodies which can cause kidney problems and overly thick blood. ... The plasma cells can also form a mass in the bone marrow or soft tissue. When only one mass is present, it is known as a ... On peripheral blood smear, the rouleaux formation of red blood cells is commonly seen, though this is not specific. The recent ... doi:10.1182/blood-2011-01-270140. PMC 3316455 . PMID 21441462. Kyle RA, Rajkumar SV (2008). "Multiple myeloma". Blood. 111 (6 ...
During the menstrual cycle or estrous cycle, the endometrium grows to a thick, blood vessel-rich, glandular tissue layer. This ... the tearing of small connective blood vessels, and the loss of the tissue and blood that had constituted it through the vagina ... Chorionic tissue can result in marked endometrial changes, known as an Arias-Stella reaction, that have an appearance similar ... Certain specific proteins such as the estrogen receptor are also expressed in other types of female tissue types, such as the ...
In the cranial bones, the layers of compact tissue are familiarly known as the tables of the skull; the outer one is thick and ... In an adult, most red blood cells are formed in flat bones. The intervening cancellous tissue is called the diploë, and this, ... When a person's blood calcium is low, the osteoclasts take calcium from the bone and put it into the blood for necessary things ... Ossification is started by the formation of layers of undifferentiated connective tissue that hold the area where the flat bone ...
The GBM is 250-400 nm in thickness, which is thicker than basement membranes of other tissue. It is a barrier to blood proteins ... Damage to the glomerulus by disease can allow passage through the glomerular filtration barrier of red blood cells, white blood ... owing to their thick circular smooth muscle layer (tunica media). The blood exiting the efferent arteriole enters a renal ... at the same time preventing the filtration of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. The glomerulus has a ...
The outer layer is Tunica adventitia and the thickest layer in veins. It is entirely made of connective tissue. It also ... Blood flow[edit]. Main article: Vascular resistance. The blood pressure in blood vessels is traditionally expressed in ... Blood vessels also circulate blood throughout the circulatory system Oxygen (bound to hemoglobin in red blood cells) is the ... Blood viscosity is the thickness of the blood and its resistance to flow as a result of the different components of the blood. ...
When subcutaneous tissue is 2 cm thick or more, surgical suture is used. Discouraged practices include manual cervical dilation ... Other risks include severe blood loss (which may require a blood transfusion) and postdural-puncture spinal headaches. Wound ... As blood vessels and muscles have lateral sway, it is possible to stretch rather than cut them. The peritoneum is opened by ... It results in less blood loss and has fewer early and late complications for the mother, as well as allowing her to consider a ...
This discus is attached by thick tissue to the base of the ulnar styloid and by thinner tissue to the edge of the radius just ... Arthroscopic debridement of TFC discus tissue The central part of the TFC has no blood supply and therefore has no healing ... When a tear occurs in this area of the TFC, it typically creates an unstable flap of tissue that is likely to catch on other ... It has a triangular shape and a biconcave body; the periphery is thicker than its center. The central portion of the TFC is ...
Given that the blood vessel channels run into the braincase, the vascularized tissue may have served a thermoregulatory role by ... suggesting that thicker, more complex skin tissue covered this region. Vascularization is not seen in any other crocodilian, ... As in most crocodilians, the rough-surfaced region was probably covered in a thick skin that tightly adhered to the skull. ... Surrounding the boss, the smooth-surfaced region bears several deep parallel channels for blood vessels, ...
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  • In the marginal zone, the blood leaves the terminal arterioles into open sinuses, the blood flow is slowed down, and blood-borne particles are trapped with high efficiency ( 1 , 2 , 3 ). (
  • Anastomoses provide critical alternative routes for blood to flow in case of blockages. (
  • The valves inside the heart, which control the direction of blood flow, thicken and become stiffer. (
  • This causes dizziness because there is less blood flow to the brain. (
  • A method for revascularizing a coronary vessel with a conduit through the heart wall having a diameter transition in the myocardial leg, wherein blood flow is in the direction of transition from larger to smaller diameter. (
  • A method for revascularizing a coronary vessel using an implant with a myocardial leg having a maximum cross-sectional area proximate a first end, and inserting the first end through the myocardium into a heart chamber so that the implant directs blood flow into the coronary vessel. (
  • placing a conduit in a heart wall between a heart chamber and the coronary vessel so that a blood flow path directly between the heart chamber and a posterior of the coronary vessel remains open during both systole and diastole. (
  • 19 . The method of claim 18 , wherein the blood flow path is at a site in the coronary vessel positioned between an obstruction in the coronary vessel and tissue of the heart to be supplied with blood by the coronary vessel. (
  • In addition, the surgeon stops the flow of blood into the wound by applying pressure, tying off blood vessels, or administering a medication (epinephrine) that causes the blood vessels to constrict. (
  • This changes the blood flow to downstream organs, and is determined by the autonomic nervous system. (
  • Oxygen is delivered to brain tissue by a dense network of microvessels, which actively control cerebral blood flow (CBF) through vasodilation and contraction in response to changing levels of neural activity. (
  • Recent progress in optical imaging technologies for high-resolution in vivo measurement of the cerebral microvascular architecture, blood flow, and oxygenation enables construction of detailed computational models of cerebral hemodynamics and oxygen transport based on realistic three-dimensional microvascular networks. (
  • In this article, we review state-of-the-art optical microscopy technologies for quantitative in vivo imaging of cerebral microvascular structure, blood flow and oxygenation, and theoretical methods that utilize such data to generate spatially resolved models for blood flow and oxygen transport. (
  • After three weeks the nicotine-injected limbs sported a higher blood vessel density and were receiving more blood flow than those that had been injected with a saline solution. (
  • Irregular thickening can lead to a host of complications as it may result in weakening of the wall over time, cause turbulent blood flow within the vessel or narrow the vessel lumen. (
  • Maintains blood pressure and smooth flow of blood to tissue. (
  • MVP is dependent on arteriovenous pressure differences and the geometric and viscous resistance to blood flow. (
  • Reduced blood flow is called ischemia and can be both dangerous and hard to detect. (
  • Intraoperative Fluorescence Cerebral Angiography by Laser Surgical Microscopy: Comparison With Xenon Microscopy and Simultaneous Observation of Cerebral Blood Flow and Surrounding Structures. (
  • Intraoperative indocyanine green videoangiography (ICG-VA) has been reported to be utilized in various cerebrovascular surgeries, wherein the blood flow is noticeably shown in white with a black backg. (
  • What is the main driving force for blood flow? (
  • Since the blood is "thicker", its flow in the peripheral circulation is sluggish. (
  • Although the blood flow is sluggish, the same amount of blood returns and is pushed out of the heart in a minute - cardiac output - because the blood volume is greater. (
  • The flow of blood causes the multimers of the anchored vWF to unfold and expose the sites of platelet binding on the A1 domain (Figure 2). (
  • Relationship between arterial pressure, arteriolar radius in different organs, and blood-flow distribution. (
  • The septum is solid so that blood cannot flow back and forth between the left and right halves of the heart. (
  • Each half consists of an atrium and a ventricle, and blood can flow from the top chamber to the bottom chamber, or ventricle, but not between the two sides. (
  • Then they close, so the blood cannot flow backwards into the atria. (
  • Data was analysed, using repeated measures analysis of variance to assess changes in blood flow and lumen diameter pre- and post-intervention. (
  • However, these have been reported to result in shorter durations of decreased blood flow when compared to traditional ice application (Topp et al. (
  • Physiologically, the local application of ice decreases nerve conduction velocity, tissue metabolic rate and blood flow (Algafly & George 2007). (
  • To answer this question, the research team built an experiment in which the surface of the stent was exposed to a flow of synthetic blood plasma at varying temperatures, pressures and flow speeds. (
  • adjust blood flow rate. (
  • Nevertheless, blood flow through all organs can be considered as passive, and occurs only because arterial pressure is kept higher than venous pressure via the pumping action of the heart. (
  • The major paths of blood flow through pulmonary and systemic circulatory systems. (
  • Both the arteriole and the proximal portion of the metarterioles are surrounded by smooth muscle fibers whose contractions and relaxations regulate blood flow through the capillary bed. (
  • so what is missing is the layers of fat and blood vessels, espeically the browne adipose tissue which is " Cold exposure produces adaptive hyperplasia and growth of brown adipose tissue (BAT), the major site of non-shivering thermogenesis in rodents, associated with increased angiogenesis in this tissue" as mentioned in that article. (
  • So your brown fat tissue is increaese as one of the websites relating to skull expansion states is needed to increase normal hair regrowth, implying thus that browne adipose tissue is missing or decreaed due to the streching of the skull. (
  • The word vascular , meaning relating to the blood vessels, is derived from the Latin vas , meaning vessel. (
  • When blood vessels connect to form a region of diffuse vascular supply it is called an anastomosis . (
  • Mouse embryos homozygous for the mutant allele ( Pkd1 L ) exhibit s.c. edema, vascular leaks, and rupture of blood vessels, culminating in embryonic lethality at embryonic day 15.5. (
  • These consist of cyst formation in other ductal organs and vascular abnormalities including aneurysms in the cerebral and coronary blood vessels ( 4 ). (
  • Furthermore, retrospective analysis of renal tissue from patients with ADPKD reveals sclerotic vascular changes present early in the course of the disease, which may contribute to the progressive loss of renal function ( 8 ). (
  • Severe vascular disruption, as labeled with high-molecular-weight dextran-fluorescein isothiocyanate leakage, is associated with severe tissue injury. (
  • This marker of severe vascular disruption may be useful in further studies of the pathoanatomic mechanisms of vascular disruption-mediated tissue injury. (
  • To date, scaling up human tissues built of a variety of cell types has been limited by a lack of robust methods for embedding life-sustaining vascular networks. (
  • At intersections meeting within the foundational vascular grid, vertical vascular pillars are printed, which interconnect a pervasive network of microvessels throughout all dimensions of the stem cell-laden tissue. (
  • 1-3 Superoxide anion (O 2 − ) is produced in the vasculature of hypertensive subjects, and O 2 − increases blood pressure in part by reducing the bioavailability of nitric oxide (NO). 1 Treatments that reduce vascular O 2 − levels have potential therapeutic application in the treatment of hypertension. (
  • These blood vessels also are not capable of integrating with the body's own vascular system. (
  • Forty-two patients had liver resection using the HSVB (group A), in 35 patients hemihepatic vascular exclusion was used (group B), and in 40 patients hepatic pedicle clamping with a Pringle manoeuvre was used (group C). Blood loss, operative time, postoperative hepatic function and complications were compared. (
  • The HSVB was used to control blood loss in group A, hemihepatic vascular exclusion in group B, and hepatic pedicle clamping in group C. Serum albumin, total bilirubin (TB) and alanine transaminase (ALT) were measured in all patients pre-operatively and again on postoperative days 3 and 7. (
  • e) and (f)) Immature interalveolar septa (E) are converted to mature ones through fusion of capillary layers (asterisk in (e)) and reduction in interstitial tissue. (
  • Hemolysis can be caused by rough handling of a blood specimen, leaving the tourniquet on too long (causing blood stasis) or squeezing the tip of the finger too hard during capillary collection, dilution, exposure to contaminants, extremes in temperature, or pathologic conditions. (
  • Blood enters the capillary through the capillary, at first hydrostatic (force of blood being pumped) pressure is very high , which forces fluid out of the and into the tissue fluid. (
  • However, as the blood travel through the capillary the pressure drops because volume is reducing. (
  • The alveolar-capillary membrane together is extremely thin, about 0.5 in (1.3 cm) thick. (
  • Oxygen diffuses out of the alveolus into the blood because its partial pressure is greater in the alveolus than in the capillary. (
  • It is ironic that historically, the first attempts to numerically quantify arterial blood pressure were conducted in animals and yet, blood pressure monitoring has yet to become a routine veterinary procedure. (
  • The pressure at which the pulse sounds consistently return is the systolic arterial blood pressure. (
  • In cats, Doppler readings have been found to underestimate the true systolic arterial blood pressure by about 17 mm Hg, and this should be taken into account when measurements are performed. (
  • Systolic arterial blood pressure is determined when the amplitude of the oscillations suddenly increase. (
  • Although there are differing opinions amongst veterinarians as to the numerical definition of hypertension, most veterinarians would agree that systolic arterial blood pressure above 160 mm Hg would fit the definition of hypertension. (
  • The atria are the chambers that receive blood, and the ventricles are the chambers that pump blood. (
  • To inject insulin or use an insulin pump, patients need input on blood glucose levels. (
  • Kappelmeyer et al 8 found that monocytes expressed TF and procoagulant activity between 2 and 4 hours of blood recirculation in an in vitro pump-oxygenator perfusion circuit. (
  • If they can be sure this device is reliable and responds quickly enough to changes in blood glucose, it could be connected directly to an insulin pump. (
  • The sensor would measure the glucose in the blood and automatically administer the correct amount of insulin through the pump. (
  • Doctors are often on the lookout for some common signs that might point to an issue, like abnormal cholesterol levels or high blood pressure. (
  • Under various abnormal conditions the total numbers or proportions, or both, may be characteristically increased, decreased, or unaltered, and leukocytes may be present in other tissues and organs. (
  • As part of this, there is less fluid in the bloodstream, so blood volume decreases. (
  • Blood is a sticky fluid with a salty taste. (
  • The fluid matrix of the blood is called the plasma. (
  • Blood behaves as a non-Newtonian fluid, which means that its viscosity changes depending on its velocity at any given time. (
  • When it goes below the water potential, fluid drains back into the blood vessel. (
  • A key point though is that, as the graph shows, most of the time the hydrostatic pressure is high so more fluid leaves the blood than goes back. (
  • This is where the lymph is important, becuase it removes excess fluid and carries it around the lymphatic system where it is later depositied into the blood stream again in the neck. (
  • Plasma constitutes more than half (55%) of our blood fluid and is 92% water by volume. (
  • Most commonly, skin becomes clammy due to fluid accumulation in the extremities, often as a result of poor circulation.This can be due to thick. (
  • What we understand as 'blood' is not a single substance, but a suspension of several components, all of which have different functions, held together in a straw-coloured fluid called plasma. (
  • To avoid discomfort and excessive scar tissue at the injection site, it is not wise to inject more than 2 ccs of solution per shot. (
  • The medically proven Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) plan, especially the low-sodium version, can lower your blood pressure by 10 points or more. (
  • Why Do I Have High Blood Pressure but a Low Pulse? (
  • This results in high blood pressure. (
  • Several things can cause a combination of high blood pressure and low pulse. (
  • Long-term high blood pressure can potentially lead to low pulse. (
  • Some medications used for high blood pressure, particularly beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers, can also cause a low pulse. (
  • A traumatic brain injury or bleeding around your brain can also cause a combination of high blood pressure and a low pulse. (
  • Should I be concerned about having high blood pressure and a low pulse? (
  • If you're taking blood pressure medication and have slightly high blood pressure and a low pulse, this generally isn't anything to be concerned about. (
  • High blood pressure and a low pulse tend to happen when you're taking medication for high blood pressure. (
  • But it can also be a sign of a serious injury or untreated high blood pressure. (
  • Like Steri-strips, however, tissue glues cannot be used on areas of high moisture. (
  • You often write about high blood sugar, but what do you recommend for hypoglycemia? (
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is often "reactive," meaning it occurs in response to eating high-glycemic carbohydrate foods. (
  • A twenty- or thirtysomething adult with blood pressure that's even a little high is risking damage to the structural integrity of his brain that may be evident by the age of 40, says a new study. (
  • This is a big bottleneck in making organ transplants, which are in high demand but in short supply," said Chen, who leads the Nanobiomaterials, Bioprinting, and Tissue Engineering Lab at UC San Diego. (
  • The researchers used a miniature high-speed camera to record the changes in the intensity or brightness of the fluctuating speckles and then correlated the intensity of these changes with two other important blood coagulations parameters: clotting time and concentration of fibrinogen, the key protein involved in the blood clotting process. (
  • High blood pressure, known as hypertension is perhaps the most common form of blood vessel disease in the Western World. (
  • High blood pressure has a number of different causes, and can be life-threatening. (
  • Simply put, white coat hypertension is a false high rate of blood pressure brought upon by someone simply being in a hospital setting to get his or her pressure checked. (
  • Blood pressure measurement is important in cats because systemic hypertension (high blood pressure) has become an increasingly recognized clinical entity in cats. (
  • The kidneys are also susceptible to damage from high blood pressure, and cats with chronic renal failure and uncontrolled hypertension experience an accelerated progression of their kidney disease. (
  • Cardiac changes secondary to hypertension are common, however, they are thought to be reversible if the high blood pressure is brought under control. (
  • Left untreated, prehypertension is likely to progress to definite high blood pressure. (
  • Left ventricular hypertrophy develops in response to some factor, such as high blood pressure, that requires the left ventricle to work harder. (
  • The researchers said there was more than a two-fold risk for high blood pressure among drinkers and a 70 percent increased risk for "quite modest" drinkers compared to people with the genetic mutation. (
  • Previous studies have linked heavy drinking with high blood pressure while others have suggested that moderate alcohol intake provides health benefits such as lower cholesterol. (
  • Are you being treated for high blood pressure but your numbers are still higher than you want them to be? (
  • For anyone diagnosed with high blood pressure (hypertension), the first goal is to bring blood pressure under control. (
  • The people surveyed included more than 13,000 adults with high blood pressure. (
  • Millions of individuals are shocked to find that their doctor advises them that they have high blood pressure (hypertension). (
  • About 90% of people who have high blood pressure have no obvious underlying cause. (
  • In 10% of cases there is a definite cause of high blood pressure. (
  • What can I do to help high blood pressure? (
  • The medication, a product made from blood particles and a proprietary mix of chemicals, was so outrageously expensive that when I had tried to ship it to China through proper channels the first two times, customs agents decided the declared value of $20,000 was so high it meant I was starting my own medical clinic and should be taxed several thousand dollars every time I imported the medication. (
  • 01). Moreover, vessel size imaging values had higher specificity and sensitivity in differentiating high-grade from low-grade gliomas compared with relative cerebral blood volume. (
  • Receptors called baroreceptors monitor the blood pressure and make changes to help maintain a fairly constant blood pressure when a person changes positions or is doing other activities. (
  • This may explain why many older people have orthostatic hypotension, a condition in which the blood pressure falls when a person goes from lying or sitting to standing. (
  • In general, most older people have a moderate increase in blood pressure. (
  • What's the difference between blood pressure and pulse? (
  • Blood pressure is an estimate of the force your blood is exerting on your blood vessels. (
  • A typical value for blood pressure is 120/80. (
  • Doctors consider blood pressure to be elevated when it's between 130 and 139 systolic (the top number) over 80 to 89 diastolic (the bottom number). (
  • To consider how your pulse and blood pressure can affect each other, think of your pulse as an electrical system and your blood pressure as plumbing. (
  • Exercising can also temporarily raise your blood pressure. (
  • So, if you exercise regularly, you may have a naturally low pulse and higher blood pressure right after you work out. (
  • 2 . The apparatus of claim 1 , wherein said at least one vital sign is selected from the group consisting of cardiac pulse rate, temperature, oxygen saturation, blood pressure, and respiratory rate. (
  • The early appearance of hypertension's toll on the brain suggests that physicians should act sooner and more aggressively to control the upward creep of blood pressure in their younger patients, say the authors of the latest research, published online in the Lancet on Thursday. (
  • In addition to measuring systolic blood pressure, the study authors scanned each subject's brain: They precisely measured volume of gray matter -- the interlocking neurons and axons that make up the brain's central processing unit -- as well as the integrity of the subjects' white matter, the thick cables of fat-covered brain tissue that speeds electrical signals among brain regions. (
  • But the authors found that with each upward jump in a subject's systolic blood pressure, these indicators of brain aging became more and more pronounced. (
  • At every age, higher blood pressure readings meant gray matter volume shrank and white matter integrity decreased. (
  • This meant that the brain integrity of a 40-year-old with hypertension, for instance, was roughly equivalent to that of a person 7.2 years older whose systolic blood pressure reading was in the normal range. (
  • But the latest Lancet study strongly suggests that blood pressure need not reach the widely recognized danger zone to pose a danger, and that the corrosive effects of elevated blood pressure on the brain appear to set in much earlier than has been widely appreciated. (
  • While "optimal" blood pressure control is rarely sought or achieved in younger patients, they wrote, it ought to be. (
  • Has a thick muscular wall that withstands pressure from heartbeat. (
  • Acute treatment with ascorbic acid did not alter blood pressure in hypertensive patients 5 or in DOCA-salt hypertensive rats. (
  • 6 However, long-term treatment of hypertensive patients with ascorbic acid reduced systolic blood pressure. (
  • Superoxide dismutase (SOD) mimetic 4-hydroxy 2,2,6,6,-tetramethyl piperidine 1-oxyl (tempol) lowers blood pressure in normotensive and hypertensive rats. (
  • 16,17 Thus, these findings suggest that tempol has important pharmacological actions on sympathetic function and blood pressure that may not be related to the removal of O 2 − and/or increased NO availability. (
  • The present studies were performed to test the hypothesis that acute treatment of DOCA-salt hypertensive rats with drugs that lower O 2 − should lower blood pressure. (
  • One is the difference in concentration (partial pressure) of the respiratory gases in the alveolus and in the blood. (
  • What is blood pressure? (
  • Therefore the blood pressure may increase (hypertension). (
  • Explain the course of events that leads to atherosclerosis (endothelial damage, inflammatory response, plaque formation, raised blood pressure). (
  • The pressure inside us is higher and we easily carry blood to the organs. (
  • The nanoparticles slip in among the water molecules in the blood and dissolve without increasing the blood pressure. (
  • Perhaps one of the most common problems human beings face today in terms of their biology is that of blood-pressure. (
  • Thus, it has become commonplace for medical practitioners to check a patient's blood pressure as one of the first tests when a problem occurs. (
  • It should be looked at immediately, because having low blood-pressure could affect the brain, which could, in turn, cause even more problems, many of which could be irreversible or fatal. (
  • When blood-pressure is concerned, the power of the mind is also an important player in the health game. (
  • If you are not aware, hypertension is the term used to describe an elevated blood-pressure, usually to dangerous levels. (
  • White coat hypertension is the effect that occurs when a person is having their blood pressure checked in a clinical setting. (
  • Whether a person is nervous just because he or she is in a hospital or if they truly believe there will be something wrong with their blood pressure, they will show an elevated blood-pressure that does not reflect any state of health. (
  • When you or I go to the doctor, one of the first things that the nurse does, after taking our temperature, is measure our blood pressure. (
  • When you take your cat to the veterinarian, however, blood pressure is not routinely measured. (
  • There are several reasons why measurement of blood pressure in animals is uncommonly performed. (
  • Fortunately, the last decade has seen refinements in blood pressure measuring devices so that indirect blood pressure measurement is no longer the cumbersome and frustrating undertaking it once was. (
  • There are several different techniques for indirect measurement of blood pressure. (
  • A blood pressure cuff is placed proximal to the probe, and is inflated until the vessel is occluded and the pulse sounds can no longer be heard. (
  • Slightly elevated blood pressure is known as prehypertension. (
  • A blood pressure reading has two numbers. (
  • Normal blood pressure is below 120 systolic/80 diastolic as measured in millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). (
  • Drinking alcohol, even moderate amounts, may boost blood pressure more than previously thought. (
  • People with a genetic mutation that makes it difficult to consume alcohol had significantly lower blood pressure than regular or heavy drinkers, the researchers found. (
  • People without the mutation who had about 3 drinks per day had "strikingly" higher blood pressure than people with the genetic change who tended to drink only small amounts or nothing at all. (
  • The relationship of dietary sodium to blood pressure in adults is well established by substantial epidemiological and clinical data as well as various pathophysiological studies. (
  • In this issue researches analysed the salt to blood pressure link in a cross-sectional study of a large representative sample of British children. (
  • In the group as a whole, a significant direct relationship between salt intake and blood pressure was found, even after the adjustment for multiple potential confounders. (
  • Specifically, a difference in salt intake of 1 g was associated with a 0.4 mm Hg rise in blood pressure. (
  • Stratification by 5-year age tertiles suggested a similar tendency towards a positive salt to blood pressure relation within each group. (
  • Interestingly, discretionary salt use, either at table or in cooking, was not associated with blood pressure in these youngsters. (
  • In healthy humans, this occurs without change in systemic blood pressure. (
  • Not surprisingly, therefore, it has been difficult in observational studies to demonstrate a meaningful or consistent link between dietary salt and blood pressure. (
  • it causes hypertrophy not only through its blood pressure-raising action, but probably also through direct trophic effects on the fibroblast or cardiomyocyte. (
  • First, lock in on the basic moves, like regular exercise, that will help bring blood pressure into line. (
  • Then you and your doctor can take additional steps, such as home blood pressure monitoring or reducing salt intake further. (
  • Whatever your blood pressure, the risk for harm persists continuously until your pressure dips below 120 systolic (the upper number) and 80 diastolic (the lower number). (
  • Based on 2007-2008 NHANES survey data, some 68 million Americans have hypertension, and only about half of them have their blood pressure under control. (
  • These are people who have sought medical treatment to get blood pressure below 140/90-or perhaps even lower if they have diabetes or kidney disease-but for whom treatment is not working well enough. (
  • All of the components of a healthy lifestyle act to control blood pressure. (
  • Studies show that for middle-aged or older people, African Americans, and those with hypertension, limiting sodium to 1,500 mg works even better for lowering blood pressure. (
  • This causes an increase in blood pressure. (
  • The doctor or nurse will measure your blood pressure using a sphygmomanometer (try to pronounce it! (
  • So oftentimes you will be asked to return and perhaps be seen by a nurse, to ensure that you are not suffering from 'white coat syndrome" (stress of having blood pressure taken by a doctor can naturally cause a rise in blood pressure in some people, which could be wrongly interpreted). (
  • There are numerous coagulation factors (factor VIII, factor IX, etc) involved in the clotting of blood. (
  • Thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP) is a blood coagulation disorder characterized by the presence of VWF- and platelet-rich microthrombi in the microvasculature of multiple organs. (
  • von Willebrand Factor is a large multimeric clotting protein which plays a significant role in the process of blood coagulation. (
  • The vWF performs two important functions in the process of blood coagulation, and that's why it is very important. (
  • The Factor VIII also released by vWF at the site of injury, whereby it brings about the completion of the Intrinsic Pathway of blood coagulation, and seals the site of injury with Fibrin. (
  • Now, a new optical device based on laser speckle rheology requires only a drop or two of blood and a few minutes to measure the key coagulation parameters that can guide medical decisions about how to proceed in the emergency room or operating theatre. (
  • Moreover, in general they measure only clotting time rather than the critical factors present in the blood sample and often are unable to detect the underlying coagulation abnormality. (
  • The team had previously been investigating the use of LSR for measuring the mechanical properties of a range of different tissue types when they discovered that it was particularly sensitive to the coagulation of blood. (
  • This study was designed to determine whether blood contact with the surgical wound activated monocytes to express TF and stimulated the extrinsic coagulation system to produce thrombin during clinical cardiac surgery. (