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*  List of MeSH codes (G09)
... vascular patency MeSH G09.330.582.075 --- atrial function MeSH G09.330.582.075.100 --- atrial function, left MeSH G09.330. ... vascular capacitance MeSH G09.330.553.400.931 --- vascular resistance MeSH G09.330.553.400.931.327 --- capillary resistance ...
*  Ductus arteriosus
The E series of prostaglandins are responsible for maintaining the patency of the DA (by dilation of vascular smooth muscle) ... In this case, exogenous PDE2 can be administered to reverse the effects of the NSAIDs and maintain the patency of the DA for ... If left uncorrected, patency leads to pulmonary hypertension and possibly congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias. ... prostaglandins may be administered to maintain DA patency, allowing for the continual circulation and oxygenation of blood, ...
*  Vascular access
AV fistulas have a much better access patency and survival than do venous catheters or grafts. They also produce better patient ... The type of vascular access created for patients on hemodialysis is influenced by factors such as the expected time course of a ... In hemodialysis, vascular access is used to remove the patient's blood so that it can be filtered through the dialyzer. Three ... Vascular access refers to a rapid, direct method of introducing or removing devices or chemicals from the bloodstream. ...
*  George "Doc" Lopez
... including the Clave family of needlefree vascular access devices and the Neutron Catheter Patency Device. In 2006, ICU Medical ...
*  ICU Medical
... including the Clave family of needle-free vascular access devices and the Neutron Catheter Patency Device. In 2006, ICU Medical ... "ICU Medical Launches Needlefree Catheter Patency Device to Reduce Catheter Occlusions". Infectioncontroltoday.com. 2011-10-04. ... and is the only device that can eliminate reflux caused by changes to a patients vascular pressure changes caused by coughing, ... The company launched the Neutron catheter patency device, a needle-free infusion access device that is the first and only ...
*  Endoscopic vessel harvesting
Yun KL (2005). "andomized trial of endoscopic versus open vein harvest for coronary artery bypass grafting: six-month patency ... Allen KB (2005). "Endoscopic Vascular Harvest in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: A Consensus Statement of the ... Allen K (2005). "Endoscopic Vascular Harvest in Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Surgery: A Consensus Statement of the ... Davis Z (2003). "Graft patency following endoscopic saphenous vein harvesting is equivalent to or better than traditional ...
*  Cimino fistula
Konner K (2002). "Vascular access in the 21st century". J. Nephrol. 15 Suppl 6: S28-32. PMID 12515371. Brescia MJ, Cimino JE, ... Reported patency of fistulae after 1 year is about 62.5%. Arteriovenous fistula "Case Report : Acquired Arteriovenous Fistula ... A. Al-Jaishi; M. J. Oliver; S. M. Thomas; C. E. Lok (2014). "Patency Rates of the Arteriovenous Fistula for Hemodialysis: A ... is a type of vascular access for hemodialysis. It is typically a surgically created connection between an artery and a vein in ...
*  Great saphenous vein
The great saphenous vein is the conduit of choice for vascular surgeons, when available, for doing peripheral arterial bypass ... but still it has superior long-term patency compared to synthetic grafts (PTFE, PETE (Dacron)), human umbilical vein grafts or ... Journal of Vascular Surgery. 35 (1): 172-5. doi:10.1067/mva.2002.118826. PMID 11802151. Franceschi, C.; Zamboni, P. (2009). ... operations [ see vascular bypass ]. The saphenous vein may undergo vein graft failure after engraftment, ...
*  Transradial catheterization
Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR. 2016;27(2):159-66. Loh YJ, Nakao M, Tan WD, Lim CH, Tan YS, Chua YL. ... a randomized comparison of traditional versus patency documented hemostasis after transradial catheterization Catheter ... Prospective REgistry of Vascular Access in Interventions in Lazio Region Study Group Heart. 2009 Mar; 95(6):476-82. Radner S. ...
*  Vein graft disease
Regardless of the type of vascular graft; free vein, free artery and integral vein grafts are all subject to post-grafting Vein ... Unfortunately, the durability and patency of these grafts are significantly compromised by Vein Graft Disease (VGD) in a ... It is therefore clear that even minor injury to the vascular graft during the surgical procedure can trigger a cascade of ... This is not surprising given the similar anatomy and physiology between types of vein grafts and given that vascular graft ...
*  Peripheral artery disease
Patency rates following angioplasty are highest for iliac arteries, and decrease with arteries towards the toes. Other criteria ... Chronic venous insufficiency Vascular myelopathy Violi, F; Basili, S; Berger, JS; Hiatt, WR (2012). "Antiplatelet therapy in ... Mills JL, Sr; Conte, MS; Armstrong, DG; Pomposelli, FB; Schanzer, A; Sidawy, AN; Andros, G; Society for Vascular Surgery Lower ... Only one randomized controlled trial has been conducted comparing vascular bypass to angioplasty for the treatment of severe ...
*  Escharotomy
Similarly, airway patency and venous return may be compromised by circumferential burns involving the neck. Escharotomy is the ... The excessive fluid causes the intracompartmental pressures to increase, resulting in collapse of the contained vascular and ... Impending or established vascular compromise of the extremities or digits. Impending or established respiratory compromise due ...
*  Penile Artery Shunt Syndrome
Penile Revascularization is a specialized vascular-surgical treatment option for Erectile Dysfunction. The 2009 International ... the patient continued to have post-operative erectile dysfunction despite documented patency of the surgical graft by Penile ... who underwent Penile Revascularization Surgery for isolated left cavernosal artery stenosis in the absence of systemic vascular ...
*  Surgical staple
Safety and patency of mechanical (stapled) bowel anastomoses has been widely studied. It is generally the case in such studies ... A new vascular stapler for pulmonary artery anastomosis in experimental single lung trasnplantation.Video, Proceedings of the ... An exception to that however could be organ transplantation where these two phases, i.e.device positioning at the vascular ... Apart from the different modality of coupling of vascular (everted) in respect to digestive (inverted) stumps, the main basic ...
*  Dextran
These agents are used commonly by microsurgeons to decrease vascular thrombosis. The antithrombotic effect of dextran is ... The hemodilution caused by volume expansion with dextran use improves blood flow, thus further improving patency of ... Solutions of fluorescently-labelled dextran can be perfused through engineered vessels to analyze vascular permeability Dextran ... or vascular disorders are most at risk. Brooks and others recommend the avoidance of dextran therapy in patients with chronic ...
*  External support
In cardiac surgery and vascular surgery, external support (or external stent) is a type of scaffold made of metal or plastic ... It was hypothesized that graft patency rates were lower with external support, because of aggressive over constriction of the ... "Vascular Graft Solutions' Improvements in Bypass Surgery Outcomes -". 6 January 2017. Zurbrügg, HR; Hetzer, R (December 1996 ... and vascular biology. 22 (9): 1433-8. PMID 12231562. Moodley, L; Franz, T; Human, P; Wolf, MF; Bezuidenhout, D; Scherman, J; ...
*  Endometrium
Vascular spaces fuse and become interconnected, forming the placenta, which supplies oxygen and nutrition to the embryo and ... thereby maintaining the patency of the uterine cavity. During the menstrual cycle or estrous cycle, the endometrium grows to a ... Vascular spaces fuse and become interconnected, forming the placenta, which supplies oxygen and nutrition to the embryo and ...
*  Takayasu's arteritis
"Vascular Pathology." 2008, Kaplan Inc. pg 101. Milan B, Josip K (November 1967). "Ocular manifestations of the aortic arch ... Angiography provides information on vessel anatomy and patency but does not provide information on the degree of inflammation ... As with all aneurysms, the possibility of rupture and vascular bleeding is existent and requires monitoring. In view of the ... Diagnosis is based on the demonstration of vascular lesions in large and middle-sized vessels on angiography, CT scan, magnetic ...
*  Coronary artery bypass surgery
Graft patency is dependent on a number of factors, including the type of graft used (internal thoracic artery, radial artery, ... cognitive decline is not caused by CABG but is rather a consequence of vascular disease. Loss of mental function is a ... Generally the best patency rates are achieved with the in-situ left internal thoracic artery (the proximal end is left ... Grafts can become diseased and may partially or completely occlude-that is, lose their patency-in the months to years after ...
*  Cardiac output
Arterial monitoring systems are unable to predict changes in vascular tone; they estimate changes in vascular compliance. The ... and improves fistula patency in the short term: A controlled cohort study". Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 23 (11): 3578- ... "Implementation of a vascular access quality programme improves vascular access care". Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 22 ( ... Changes in vascular function, the position of the catheter tip or damping of the pressure waveform signal will affect the ...
*  Dipyridamole
"Dipyridamole for preventing stroke and other vascular events in patients with vascular disease". Cochrane Database of ... 2009). "Effect of dipyridamole plus aspirin on hemodialysis graft patency". N Engl J Med. 360 (21): 2191-2201. doi:10.1056/ ... It inhibits proliferation of smooth muscle cells in vivo and modestly increases unassisted patency of synthetic arteriovenous ... although a Cochrane Review suggested that dipyridamole may reduce the risk of further vascular events in patients presenting ...
*  Self-expandable metallic stent
SEMS are also sometimes used in the vascular system, usually in the aorta and peripheral vascular system. In the past they have ... Hypaque or other water-soluble dye may be placed through the passage to ensure patency of the stent on fluoroscopy. Enteric and ...
*  Rhinoplasty
Congenital deformity - The correction of vascular malformations and cleft lip and palate abnormalities. In vascular ... and the patency (openness) of the nostrils (anterior nares). To preserve this nasal shape and patency, the replacement of the ... These three (3) vascular supplies to the internal nose converge in the Kiesselbach plexus (the Little area), which is a region ... the nasal lining - A thin layer of vascular mucosa that adheres tightly to the deep surface of the bones and the cartilages of ...
*  Désiré Collen
... where he served as Director of the Center for Thrombosis and Vascular Research (now Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology) ... The effects of tissue plasminogen activator, streptokinase, or both on coronary-artery patency, ventricular function, and ... Synergism between vascular endothelial growth factor and placental growth factor contributes to angiogenesis and plasma ... These buildings housed for many years the Center for Thrombosis and Vascular Research and the VIB Department for Transgene ...
*  Palatal lift prosthesis
Vascular anatomy must be preoperatively assessed and the provision of lateral pharyngeal wall bulkiness carries the risk of ... soft palate to definitively occlude the midsagittal aspect of the palatopharyngeal port while bilaterally maintaining patencies ... Additionally, aberrant pharyngeal vascular anatomy can serve as a contraindication to the pharyngeal flap surgical procedure. ... computed tomography and/or magnetic resonance angiography should be obtained in the interest of evaluating pharyngeal vascular ...
*  Skull fracture
2006 Oct;106(10):600-4. Significance of differences in patency among cranial sutures.PMID 17122029 Pirouzmand F, Muhajarine N. ... or they involve a venous sinus groove or vascular channel. The resulting complications may include suture diastasis, venous ...