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1. Making or becoming arterial.
2. Aeration or oxygenation of the blood whereby it is changed in character from venous to arterial.
3. Synonym(s): vascularization
4. Conversion of a venous structure to arterial function.
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Physiology A mechanical and ventilatory process in which venous blood passes through the pulmonary circulation and, through the exchanges of gases, undergoes ↑ O2 and ↓ CO2
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Patient discussion about arterialization

Q. my mother have stem replacement for a coronary artery oclusion is already 2 years she physically deteriorating since surgery why???? please help she does not have energy

A. I agree with Dagmar. It can be most likely caused by another occlusion or re-occlusion inside the heart blood vessels. Since that is a life-threatening case, I strongly suggest you to bring your mother into a hospital (for complete check up), or just call your cardiologist to have first treatment.

Meanwhile, that will be better if you have emergency oxygen (just in case you'll need it) with you.

Q. how many 1. calories 2. good vs bad fat 3. protein does 1 cup of whole milk have compared to 1 cup of almonds?

A. Each almond has 7 calories. A cup of almonds has 680 calories, Total Fat: 60g, out of which 3.9g are Saturated Fat (=bad fat), Carbs: 24g, Protein: 24g.
1 cup of 2% milk has 130 calories, Total Fat: 5g, out of which 3g are Saturated Fat (=bad fat), Carbs: 13g, Protein: 8g.
Here is the nutrition value of different kinds of milk as well:

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Arterialization strategies not effective: Several of these studies (15), (16), (18) tested the effectiveness of strategies aimed at arterializing capillary blood.
Studies of adult patients: The fingertip or, more commonly, the lower tip of the earlobe are the usual sites of capillary-blood sampling in adults, and the most common method of arterialization is application of a vasodilating cream (e.g., Algipan) to the puncture site five to 10 minutes prior to blood sampling.
Percutaneous in-situ coronary venous arterialization (PICVA) involves the use of catheters to transform a segment of the coronary venous system into an arterial conduit.
Sensors, commonly used for infants and neonates, are heated to assure arterialization of blood.
A lower extremity venous Doppler examination demonstrated arterialization of the venous system from a fistulous connection (Figure 1).
Arterialization, the process of vein wall thickening and increasing vein diameter, is dependent on the pressure of the arterial inflow and resistance in the vein (Beathard, 1998).
Arterialization of the liver causes baro-injury in cirrhosis and focal nodular hyperplasia (FNH).
Focused ultrasound of the vascular malformation may be limited depending size of the lesion, but Doppler interrogation may show high inflow velocity of the feeding artery and/or arterialization of draining veins.
There is less potential for vein collapse (sucking) due to spasm or insufficient flow, and the increased local volume and pressure may enhance the "arterialization" of the vessel.
These are almost exclusively diagnosed on color Doppler imaging with the presence of aliasing color flow, high velocity, low-resistance arterial spectral waveforms, and arterialization of the venous waveform, which persists even on high Doppler scale settings (Figure 14).
(7) Doppler ultrasound (US) may show a characteristic enlarged vascular space with, in the case of an arteriovenous fistula, decreased resistance of the arterial waveform, and arterialization of the venous waveform.
Replantation of a circumferentially degloved ring finger by venous arterializations. Indian J Orthop 2013;47:422-4.