bypass vessel

bypass vessel

a blood vessel which joins arteries and veins, thus bypassing capillaries. Constriction or dilation regulates the blood flow through the capillaries. See ARTERIOLE and Fig. 48 .
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Humacyte is also investigating its HAV as a lower extremity arterial bypass vessel in patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
9) However, if there is degeneration of the medial wall or complete occlusion, complete excision with interposition of a bypass vessel graft is recommended.
Damage to the bypass vessel during surgery sometimes triggers early scarring.
The lack of response to all resuscitation efforts and the development of cardiac standstill in a matter of minutes alongside convulsions during cardiac arrest suggests a massive thrombosis of not only the bypass vessel but probably all the coronary arteries and major cerebral vessels.
In a multivariate analysis, use of a saphenous vein as the bypass vessel was associated with an 82% increase in long-term patency compared with other types of bypass vessels, Dr.
This study marks the first time that surgeons have been able to successfully create a coronary bypass vessel from the patient's own non-vascular tissue.
The purpose of the trial is to facilitate formation of bypass vessels by accelerating a natural process called angiogenesis or collateral vessel formation," Dr.
The patency of bypass vessels created from veins that were harvested using endoscopy was comparable to the patency of veins harvested with open surgery, after a mean follow-up of 7 months, Dr.
Artificial blood vessels would be particularly beneficial for patients requiring coronary artery or peripheral artery bypass, and who do not have enough veins or arteries to use as bypass vessels.
The other study indicates that revving up blood concentrations of high-density lipoprotein--HDL, or good cholesterol--helps maintain clear bypass vessels.
At 5 years of follow-up, 63% of the bypass vessels maintained secondary patency and limbs were successfully salvaged in 78% of the patients.