collateral growth

collateral growth

formation of vascular bridges between extant arterial networks.
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Coronary collateral growth is a major process in patients with CAD.
Previous studies show that intact vascular endothelium and endothelial function are essential for coronary collateral growth (18).
Myocardial salvage through coronary collateral growth by granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in chronic coronary artery disease: a controlled randomized trial.
Coronary collateral growth by external counterpulsation: a randomised controlled trial.
The authors evaluated simultaneously the effects of endothelial progenitor cells (EPC) and inflammatory cells on the presence and the extent of coronary artery disease (CAD) and the grade of coronary collateral growth in patients with clinical suspicion of CAD.
The aim of this review is to evaluate the interrelations between ADMA and collateral growth.