microthrombus

microthrombus

[mī′krōthrom′bəs] pl. microthrombi
Etymology: Gk, mikros, small + thrombos, lump
a small thrombus located in a capillary or other small blood vessel.

microthrombus

(mī″krō-thrŏm′bŭs) [″ + ″]
A microscopic clump of fibrin, platelets, and red blood cells.
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The results showed that Dahuang was able to improve blood perfusion and oxygen supply of the intestinal mucosa in sepsis settings by dilating capillaries of the intestinal mucosa, reducing the formation of microthrombus, protecting endothelial cells of the intestinal mucosal capillaries, and increasing the number of functional intestinal mucosal capillaries.
Lacunar infarct occurs due to occlusion caused by a microthrombus or lipohyalinosis in a penetrating artery in the basal ganglia, thalamus, and pons.
2, part B), microthrombus formation and presence apoptotic body in the G2 and G3 groups, and more apoptotic bodies were found in the G3 group than in the G2 group.
However, presence of microthrombus is found with a high rate on autopsies.
The study has also proved there is some effect in the coagulation and microthrombus during the sepsis [16], which is equal to the cross talk of inflammation and coagulation in the process of sepsis.
Review of the corresponding hematoxylin-eosin sections revealed that these areas were sites of prior biopsy or microthrombus formation (Figure 9, A through E).
If used with certain energy-promoters, marked pharmacological effects may develop including antagonizing shock-induced drop of blood pressure, reducing endotoxin-induced declination of plasma viscosity, disturbing the formation of microthrombus and eliminating the obstruction by plates and leukocytic aggregation.