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vasoactive

 [vas″o-ak´tiv]
exerting an effect upon the caliber of blood vessels.
vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) a peptide hormone that, in addition to its vasoactive properties, stimulates intestinal secretion of water and electrolytes, inhibits gastric secretion, promotes glycogenesis, causes hyperglycemia, and stimulates production of pancreatic juice. See also vipoma.

va·so·ac·tive

(vā'sō-ak'tiv, vas-ō-),
Influencing the tone and caliber of blood vessels.

vasoactive

(vā′zō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Causing constriction or dilation of blood vessels.

va′so·ac·tiv′i·ty n.

va·so·ac·tive

(vā'sō-ak'tiv)
Influencing the tone and caliber of blood vessels.

vasoactive

Affecting blood vessels.
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Effect of subcutaneous administration of octreotide on endogenous vasoactive systems and renal function in cirrhotic patients with ascites.
Hemodynamic indexes were also recorded at the following time points: the onset of the monitoring (T1) and the end of the surgery (T2); Also, the amount of intraoperative input and output volume as well as the use of vasoactive drugs were recorded.
Therefore, vasoactive mediators and cytokines such as adenosine, histamine, CGRP, NO, TNF-a and VIP released from activated mast cells increase vascular permeability of dura mater (10).
Other significant changes comparing periods 1, 2 and 3 included an increase in the proportion of patients with chronic renal failure (p = 0.02), cardiac disease (p = 0.03), receiving dialysis (p = 0.003), corticosteroids (p < 0.001), vasoactive amines (p < 0.001), and on mechanical ventilation (p = 0.02).
In over half of migraine patients, "hidden" food sensitivities (separate from vasoactive amines) are the main cause of migraine recurrences, and identifying offending foods (via an elimination diet followed by individual food challenges) can prevent recurrences.
Vasoactive intestinal polypeptide secreting tumour (VIPoma) is an extremely rare NET, causing the syndrome of watery diarrhoea, hypokalaemia, and achlorhydria (WDHA syndrome), or the Verner-Morrison syndrome, named after its discoverers.
Previously approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in oral, nebulized and parenteral formulations, treprostinil is a synthetic analog of prostacyclin, a vasoactive mediator deficient in patients with PAH yet essential to normal lung function to regulate vessel tone.
We collected the following clinical data: name, gender, age, race, presence of comorbidities (diabetes, chronic kidney disease, and hypertension), primary diagnosis, sepsis etiology, and AKI specific prognostic score (ATN-ISS) [17], Sequential Organ Failure Assessment (SOFA) [18], date of hospitalization, PHD starting date, concentration of vasoactive drug before and after PHD.
Indeed, several neuropeptides identified in joint tissues, including vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP), have been suggested to have a role as neuroosteological regulators in bone metabolism.
10% of carcinoid syndrome cases may metastasize to liver or lungs and manifest by erythema on upper torso and face due to the secretion of vasoactive amines, abdominal pain, diarrhea, cramps, and attacks of asthma due to the activation of vasoactive amines like serotonin [15].
Important issues in the management of this patient included choice of vasoactive agents and anaesthetics, control of blood pressure and intracranial pressure, preioperative fluid management, and monitoring technique.
[1] published a Cochrane review regarding vasodilators and vasoactive substances for ISSHL.

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