arteriospasm

arteriospasm

 [ahr-te´re-o-spazm″]
spasm of an artery, resulting in a decrease of its caliber.

ar·te·ri·o·spasm

(ar-tēr'ē-ō-spazm'),
Spasm of an artery or arteries.

arteriospasm

[ärtir′ē·ōspaz′əm]
Etymology: Gk, arteria + spasmos, spasm
a spasm of an artery.

ar·te·ri·o·spasm

(ahr-tēr'ē-ō-spazm)
Spasm of an artery or arteries.

arteriospasm

spasm of an artery.
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The reason for failed treatment is that, the consumption of surface active material results in pulmonary collapse and the release of inflammatory mediators, barotrauma and shearing injury caused by mechanical ventilation aggregate lung injury, the release of endogenous NO of those patients is reduced, and moreover pulmonary arteriospasm can induce pulmonary hypertension; therefore, mechanical ventilation alone is lowly effective for some newborns with severe respiratory failure.
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Also, I was taught that one should never use an evacuated tube to draw blood from an artery because there is a risk of causing arteriospasm, but I cannot seem to find this anywhere in the literature.
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