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NVUNorthern Vermont University (Johnson, VT and Lyndonville, VT)
NVUNvidia Uninstaller
NVUNew View
NVUNederlandse Volks Unie (Dutch: Dutch Folk Union)
NVUNeurovascular Unit
NVUNew Venture Unit
NVUNevada Urology Associates (Reno, Nevada)
NVUNon-VA Utilization
NVUNorthern Virginia Urology
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The neurovascular unit is a term inclusive of the blood-brain barrier which modulates the entry of various substances into the brain, thereby regulating the delivery of energy metabolites and preventing the entry of neurotoxic substances into the central nervous system.
The protection of neurovascular unit of VEGF secreted by EPCs is illustrated in the "Secreting Function of EPCs" section.
In pathological conditions implying BBB damage, such as stroke, hypoxia, and traumatic brain injury, the pericytes migrate away from brain microvessels wall and it seems to have an important role in neurovascular unit repair [76-78].
Further, recent evidence suggests SAH can have a profound impact on the individual neurovascular unit leading to inversion of neurovascular coupling in the absence of SD.
To ensure the protocols were efficient, each discipline from the pharmacy, the ED, the neurovascular ICU, and the acute care neurovascular unit were included.
SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 21, 2015--Crucial bodily functions like heart rate, blood flow, breathing, and digestion are regulated by the neurovascular unit, comprising blood vessels and smooth muscles under the control of autonomic neurons.
They first address classification, pathology, and basic aspects, including definitions, the pathologic aspects of ischemic and hemorrhagic consequences, experimental animal models, sporadic and hereditary small vessel disease, the role of genetics, the link to large artery aging, and the neurovascular unit and possible influences, then discuss neuroimaging and laboratory aspects, including conventional imaging, nonconventional magnetic resonance techniques, cerebral hemodynamics, markers, and cerebral spinal fluid factors.
The new findings here suggest that cotransplantation of the two types of cells that restore the neurovascular unit more effectively is a better approach for the treatment of ischemic stroke.