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endothelial

 [en″do-the´le-al]
pertaining to or made up of endothelium.

en·do·the·li·al

(en'dō-thē'lē-ăl),
Relating to the endothelium.

en·do·the·li·al

(en'dō-thē'lē-ăl)
Relating to the endothelium.

Endothelial

A layer of cells that lines the inside of certain body cavities, for example, blood vessels.
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"We found the e-liquids caused changes in the endothelial cells that are closely related to those seen during the development of cardiovascular disease."
To reveal the possible role of endothelial dysfunction in SNHL, we aimed to determine the serum endocan levels of patients with varying degrees of SNHL and compared them with those of healthy subjects.
Corneal endothelial cells are key indicators of corneal integrity and function.
In the backdrop of an endothelial dystrophy, the mechanical stress of a complicated surgery can accelerate the cell loss from the endothelial cell layer that may result in late onset corneal oedema following surgery.
Hypoxia triggers various cellular processes in both physiological and pathological conditions and has been implicated in atherosclerosis.[14] MPs from coronary artery disease patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome increased endothelial cell dysfunction in vivo.
Enucleation was performed within four hours post-mortem, and the cornea and a 3.0mm rim of sclera was removed, and with the endothelial side up, was transferred to glass laminae.
Conclusion: Corneal endothelial cell density decreases in patients of pseudoexfoliation syndrome and this must be considered while planning any intraocular surgery including cataract extraction.
"Our data suggest that short-term exposure of endothelial cells to flavoring compounds used in tobacco products have adverse effects on endothelial cell phenotype that may have relevance to cardiovascular toxicity," the authors write.
IPEH is an uncommon benign vascular disease of the skin and the subcutaneous tissue with abundant endothelial proliferations in normal blood vessels.
KEY WORDS: Endothelium; Endothelial cells; Endothelial dysfunction; Atherosclerosis; Hyperglycemia; Hyperlipidemia; Nitric oxide; Reactive oxygen species; Diabetes mellitus; Hypertension.
Estrogen has been regarded as a stimulator for endothelial NO production and endothelial NO synthase (eNOS) activation and could lower the level of endogenous asymmetric dimethylarginin (ADMA) [23].