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'Our organoids resemble human capillaries to a great extent, even on a molecular level, and we can now use them to study blood vessel diseases directly on human tissue.'
Defects in blood vessels can correspondingly lead to a variety of life-threatening diseases.
Malignant pericytes made a huge number of blood vessels as they captured the normal endothelial cells, and then prompted the endothelial cells to keep growing as well.
As explained earlier, IVUS images and biplane X-ray angiogram images show information about the blood vessel in a state deformed by insertion of a catheter.
In cancer, small blood vessels are formed to nourish the growing tumor.
But they have met with poor success, generating new blood vessels that did not last long or function well.
Today, he says, it's most likely that there are two primary causes of dementia: an Alzheimer's disease type "pathology," represented by the neurofibrillary tangles and senile plaques of the disease, and vascular dementia, resulting from significant changes in blood vessels in the brain.
They make the heart bent faster and cause blood vessels to narrow--which can make you feel nervous and jittery.
MC: The overall focus of my research is to treat diseases associated with blood vessels, which would include a wide range of therapies and diseases.
"Other groups are investigating the use of specialized radiation treatments to selectively destroy new blood vessel development," says Dr.
Until now, a particular type of receptor called VEGFR-1 was not thought to play any role in the formation of blood vessels, with all medical research focused on another receptor, VEGFR-2.