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Within blood vessels or a blood vessel.

in′tra·vas′cu·lar·ly adv.
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(Anatomy) anatomy located or occurring within a blood vessel, or operating from within a blood vessel
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Several types of equipment, including guidewire, vascular sheath, or suboptimally uncoiled stents may get stuck in the intravascular space, causing complications (8).
Given as a co-load, crystalloids fll the intravascular space as it expands secondary to the spinal anaesthesia-induced sympathectomy (7).
Oncotic gradients are created by colloids to increase the intravascular space (i.e., albumin, hydroxyethyl starches [HESs], and gelatins).
This greater regional pressure results in a concomitant filtration from the regional intravascular space to the interstitial space (14,16), which results in an increase in both Hct (12) and Hb (21).
Vasogenic edema is the most common type of cerebral edema and develops as a result of breakdown of blood brain barrier and consequent albumin and fluid shift from the intravascular space and into the extravascular space.
There are several plausible physiologic mechanisms for this effect, including increased renal sodium retention from inhibition of prostaglandin Er This potential effect, in particular, may have implications for women in the puerperum, since 6-8 L of fluid are returned to the maternal intravascular space during the early postpartum period.
TURP syndrome involves more rapid direct extravasation of fluid into the intravascular space. The full metabolic effects of intraperitoneal fluid absorption due to bladder perforation are therefore delayed.
Although the diagnosis can be made by the demonstration of air in the intravascular space, the air may also rapidly dissolve in the blood while awaiting diagnostic imaging [2,12].
To the Editor: Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) is an iatrogenic complication of ovulation induction, with ovarian enlargement and acute fluid shift from the intravascular space. The incidence of severe OHSS is approximately 1-2% of treatment cycles and usually following in vitro fertilization embryo transfer (IVF-ET) treatment.
The nurse can determine if the fluid volume deficit is in the intravascular space or interstitial space based on assessment data of the patient.
Hydroxyethyl starch being hyperoncotic, has the ability to withdraw fluid from interstitial into intravascular space. Extent of volume expansion is 150%.
Alternate theories of the mechanism of sequestration of IVLBCL to the intravascular space include deficient expression of receptors for peanut agglutinin and CD49d, both of which promote homing of tumor cells to endothelial cells via interaction with CD54 and CD106 (CD49d ligand).

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