hyperaemia


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hyperaemia

An increase in the amount of blood in a part, organ or tissue as a result of widening (dilatation) of the supplying arteries.

rubor

redness due to hyperaemia/vasodilatation; classic sign (with calor, tumor, dolor and laeso functionare) of acute inflammation

hyperaemia

Excessive accumulation of blood in a part of the body. Note: also spelt hyperemia. Syn. injection. See ciliary injection; conjunc-tival injection.
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Endothelium-dependent postocclusive reactive hyperaemia in the tested arm was induced by 5-minute ischemic test as described above.
Others include inflammatory disorders like optic neuropathy6 optic disc hyperaemia optic disc oedema subconjunctival haemorrhage5 and retinal vein occlusion9.
4 In our case during the first operation, 20-25 min after the opening of abdomen, dyspnoea, nasal congestion and hyperaemia started soon after touching the uterus and pelvic tissues by powdered and latex gloves.
The influence of local skin heating and reactive hyperaemia on skin blood flow abnormalities in patients with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD).
After 30 min, when the patient was turned laterally, a transient overshoot of blood flow due to a reactive hyperaemia (RH) response followed in most patients.
In this study, PCOS women demonstrated decreased vascular response to reactive hyperaemia i.
Ocular side effects observed are mild conjunctival hyperaemia in 12% of cases with Bimatoprost and nil with Timolol.
When the conjunctiva is distressed, its blood vessels dilate and fill, leading to the redness associated with hyperaemia.
To assess variation in cardiovascular response through reactive hyperaemia (RH) where RH = (peak blood flow-resting blood flow)/resting blood flow.
7,9) This complex series of events lead to the acute signs and symptoms associated with SAC, which are often bilateral and include diffuse conjunctival hyperaemia, chemosis, eyelid swelling, and occasionally papillae on the palpebral conjunctiva (see Figures 1 and 2, page 54).
Corneal staining, which was analysed with the application of fluorescein dye, and hyperaemia were assessed according to the Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit (CCLRU) grading scale (School of Optometry and Vision Science, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia).