capillary filling

cap·il·lar·y fill·ing

(kap'i-lār-ē fil'ing)
The return of normal color to an area of skin, or a nail bed, after cutaneous capillaries have been emptied of blood by firm digital pressure; the promptness of return is a rough measure of local vascular competence.
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15 Retinopathy manifests as dotted fluorescence, capillary filling defects, papillary ectasia and fluorescence leakage.
Also, bruises on the nose, ears and dorsal region of feet; the capillary filling increased to 5s (Fig.
With comprehensive clinical examination and history taking, the signs and symptoms like pallor / colour changes / capillary filling, temperature (cold), distal pulses, claudication pain and rest pain were observed.
4%) patients had marked rise in skin temperature and clinically skin colour was improved with decreased capillary filling time.
Apnea, cyanosis, lethargy and prolongation in capillary filling time developed on the postnatal 37th day in a preterm baby who was born at the 30th gestational week with a birth weight of 1 300 g.
Two days later (postnatal 37th day), the baby's general status deteriorated suddenly and sepsis was considered when superficial respiration, apnea, lethagy, cyanosis and prolongation of capillary filling time were found on physical examination.
6] Tas NR, Haneveld J, Jansen HV, Elwenapoek, van den Berg A (2004) Capillary filling speed of water in nanochannels.
8220;Customers have requested that we add tools for powder diffraction and capillary filling to our product line,” says Robert Newman, CEO of Mitegen.
This procedure involves the Vasotrain-447 (Enraf-Nonius, Rotterdam, the Netherlands), a machine with cycles of vacuum and subsequent compression to increase capillary filling.
In accordance with our results, McCulloch and Kemper showed that VCT effectively promotes capillary filling [6].
Cardiovascular: Sinus tachycardia with small QRS complexes on the monitor; heart sounds were normal with no murmurs or rubs; capillary filling time increased at 5-7 seconds with cool, clammy extremities; grey color.
However, his increased heart rate, low blood pressure, prolonged capillary filling time, and poor color were signs of a child in shock.

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