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Vessel

A conveyance for the transport of goods by water.

Vessel

A ship or other vehicle of transportation over water. Vessels are important in international commerce. See also: Incoterm.
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The severity of coronary artery stenosis and collateral vessels was scored by an experienced angiographer and then reviewed by a separate angiographer who was blinded to the initial reading.
MR images (Figs 1a - c) demonstrated numerous collateral vessels around the brainstem, especially within the ambient and quadrigeminal plate cisterns.
Presence of the metabolic syndrome does not impair coronary collateral vessel formation in patients with documented coronary artery disease.
1,3,4) Prominent collateral vessels may develop, and the gonadal, ascending lumbar, adrenal, periureteral, and capsular veins are major potential collateral veins that can develop from left renal vein compression or obstruction.
Nitric oxide (NO), which represents the status of endothelial health, plays a major role in collateral vessel development.
In many patients however, including those with recurrent angina, coronary collateral vessel formation is insufficient to meet the heart's needs during stress.
These results are very exciting because most humans suffering from ischemic cardiac events, either acutely or chronically, do not develop the collateral vessel growth necessary to preserve and restore heart tissue.
Omnisonics' ultrasonic technology is designed to improve the effectiveness of endovascular procedures through an acoustic mechanism that removes occlusive materials without collateral vessel damage.
Whenever there is significantly reduced flow either in the ICA or basilar artery due to any reason, the cerebral perfusion is maintained by the collateral vessels like AcomAs and PcomAs.
21) As it is a chronic process, collateral vessels between the celiac and superior mesenteric circulation, particularly involving the pancreaticoduodenal arcade, can be prominent.