coronary blood flow


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coronary blood flow

The amount of blood perfusing the heart muscle through the coronary arteries. This may be measured by one of several techniques including indicator dilution or use of radioisotopes.
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Analysis of coronary blood flow velocity dynamics in angiographically normal and stenosed arteries before and after endolumen enlargement by angio-plasty.
Because endothelium is an active participant in the regulation of coronary flow, one might speculate that the GBE-improved age-related endothelial dysfunction may alter the physiological regulation of coronary blood flow.
It is probable that the tendency of AVP to decrease coronary blood flow reflects changes in myocardial oxygen demand induced by decreased heart and rate and cardiac output.
japonica injection verified it could antagonize ischemic T wave changes evoked by the posterior pituitary lobe and increase cardiac coronary blood flow so as to strengthen myocardial hypoxia tolerance and contractility.
During physical and mental stress, increases in coronary blood flow because of sympathetically mediated increases in cardiac output also augment shear stress across the endothelium, producing coronary and systemic arterial dilation (23-27).
These studies report that alcohol lowers LDL and raises HDL cholesterol, decreases formation of blood clots in the arteries, increases coronary blood flow, and increases estrogen levels.
It may increase coronary blood flow and estrogen levels.
Paradoxically, the process of restoring coronary blood flow can in itself exacerbate the myocardial injury.
Similarly, MetS patients showed an impaired coronary blood flow in with angiographically normal coronary arteries by Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction frame count method (9).
When the LAB inserted into the patient's aorta counterpulses with the heart, it augments coronary blood flow to increase myocardial oxygen supply and decrease myocardial oxygen demand.
Experimental studies demonstrate a number of positive physiological benefits for the cardiovascular system, from increased coronary blood flow to improved heart function and decreased blood pressure.