THE VALSALVA MANEUVER AND THE VERTEBRAL VEIN SYSTEM
- Axillo-Profunda Bypass for the Management of an Infected Aorto-Femoral Graft. Baker, J. Dennis // Vascular Surgery;Mar/Apr1983, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p63
The axillo-profunda bypass provides a good solution to distal revascularization when it is necessary to remove an infected aorto-femoral graft in a patient with occluded superficial femoral arteries. This modification of the standard axillo-femoral procedure provides revascularization through a...
- Pulmonary vein ablation for idiopathic atrial fibrillation: SIX month outcome of first procedure in 100 consecutive patients. Bourke, J. P.; Dunuwille, A.; O'Donnell, D.; Jamieson, S.; Furniss, S. S. // Heart;Jan2005, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p51
Objectives: To report six month outcome in patients undergoing their first pulmonary vein ablation procedure for idiopathic atrial fibrillation (AF) at a "non-pioneering" hospital. Design: Prospective observational study. Setting: Specialist electrophysiology unit at a university hospital....
- hemolith. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1047
An encyclopedia entry for "hemolith" which refers to a stone in blood vessels is presented.
- hypervascular. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1128
A definition of the term "hypervascular," which means excessively vascular, is presented.
- transluminal. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2360
A definition of the term "transluminal," which refers to being within or through the internal bore or cylindrical channel within a blood vessel, is presented.
- Announcement: Spotlight Issue on Lipid Signalling Pathways in the Heart and Vasculature. Karliner, Joel S.; Brown, Joan Heller // Cardiovascular Research;Aug2008, Vol. 79 Issue 3, pNP
The article announces an upcoming spotlight issue on mechanisms of lipid signalling in the heart and vasculature scheduled to appear in May 2009.
- The Arterial Pulse: Vascular Biology, Vascular Function Testing, and Therapies. Zafari, A. Maziar; Quyyumi, Arshed A.; Halcox, Julian P. J.; Rajagopalan, Sanjay // Cardiology Research & Practice;2011, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics related to vascular biology including endothelial function, the role of endothelial hyperpolarization on circulatory physiology, and of peripheral vascular dysfunction on kidney disease.
- Ultrasound of renal vessels. Zubarev, Alexander V. // European Radiology;Oct2001, Vol. 11 Issue 10, p1902
Kidneys are known as well-perfused organs and may undergo a variety amount of vascular pathological conditions such as renal artery stenosis, renal vein thrombosis, arteriovenous fistula, and aneurysms. Sonography is usually the first imaging method for renal vascular diseases. Modern US...
- Perivascular Space: Possible Anatomical Substrate for the Meridian. Wentao Ma, Kirn R.; Hua Tong; Weiya Xu, Kirn R.; Jiming Hu; Nai Liu, Kirn R.; Hongyi Li; Lianxin Cao, Kirn R. // Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine;Dec2003, Vol. 9 Issue 6, p851
Background: Despite the meridian system being an important concept in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), modern biology and Western medical systems have failed to find an anatomic substrate. Since the 1960s, a variety of phenomena along meridians have been reported, among which quite a few...