arterial circulation


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arterial circulation

Movement of blood through the arteries. It is maintained by the pumping of the heart and influenced by the elasticity and extensibility of arterial walls, peripheral resistance in the areas of small arteries, and the quantity of blood in the body.
See also: circulation
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The microglobules can gain access to the arterial circulation via cardiac defects or directly through the pulmonary capillary bed if they are less than 5 um in size [12].
These openings allow a clot or tumor to pass from the right side to the left side of the heart, and then enter the arterial circulation as a paradoxical embolism.
A GINGKO Biloba has been shown to be of benefit in enhancing memory, concentration and the ability to focus as well as improving arterial circulation, all known to be deficient with Alzheimer's Disease.
A common right to left shunt can allow venous blood, unfiltered and unmanaged by the lungs, to enter the arterial circulation of the brain, possibly triggering a cerebral event or brain attack.
Thrombus-in-transit causing paradoxical embolism in cerebral and coronary arterial circulation. Acta Cardiol 2004; 59: 669-72.
"This is the first-ever human use of a tissue-engineered blood vessel in high-pressure arterial circulation," he adds.
Congenital absence of left internal carotid artery associated with aberrant intracranial arterial circulation
This raises the possibility that microemboli of venous origin might pass through the PFO into the arterial circulation, where they could cause localized cerebral underperfusion sufficient to trigger a migraine attack, explained Dr.
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Nonetheless, "[t]he results of these 2 papers suggest that more investigation of potential complications...should be done before [stem cells] are routinely injected into the arterial circulation of patients," said Hiroaki Matsubara, MD of Kyoto University Hospital in Japan in an accompanying commentary.