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The smallest arterioles and venules, and the capillary networks of the body.
microvascular (mī″krō-văs′kū-lăr), adjective
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Microvascular disease damages very small blood vessels.
"Our study suggests that microvascular disease in any part of the body, such as the eyes, kidneys or feet (neuropathy) may be linked to decreased blood vessel function in other parts of the body, putting patients at risk for potential lower-limb amputations," said Joshua A.
These morphological changes were compared with those in adjacent normal areas, and microglandular and microvascular structures were evaluated.
MicroVascular Therapeutics is a privately owned biotechnology company based in Tucson, Arizona and is a leader in microbubble technology.
The Glasgow team filled the evidence gap with their presentation of the Coronary Microvascular Angina (CorMicA) trial at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) annual meeting, and there wasn't a single serious adverse event (J Am Coll Cardiol.
Subjects with gestational diabetes, type 1 diabetes and with history of any microvascular complication were excluded.
Mons completed his residency in otolaryngology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and his fellowship in head and neck microvascular reconstruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Tribune News Network Doha A STUDY by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) has shed new light on the relationship between diabetes risk factors and microvascular complications that can lead to blindness, kidney failure and nerve damage, ultimately leading to lower limb amputation.
Sohaila Cheema of WCM-Q's Institute for Population Health (IPH), surveyed 1,034 adults at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) outpatient clinics in Qatar and found that 48 percent had one or more microvascular complication.