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The flow of blood or lymph through the smallest vessels of the body, as the venules, capillaries, and arterioles.

mi′cro·cir′cu·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Previous clinical and experimental data revealed that the fate of AP is dictated in the early hours of pancreatitis, and impairment of microcirculation is the pivotal derangement leading to necrosis.
LCR can better reflect the prognosis of patients than value of blood lactate.19 The present study found that blood lactic acid was not effectively cleaned and microcirculation and oxygen metabolism was not improved in the early stage of resuscitation in the observation group; but twenty-four hours after resuscitation, blood lactic acid was effectively eliminated, microcirculation perfusion and tissue oxygen metabolism were improved in both groups.
Monitoring renal microcirculation may theoretically allow individualized hemodynamic optimization that could improve function and prevent the progression of AKI.
However, the effectiveness of vasopressor infusion in improving cerebral microcirculation, as assessed by cerebral tissue oxygenation, is not known.
Although these arteries are certainly important, it turns out that, even from a young age, the heart is endowed with a rich supply of blood vessels that make up the microcirculation of the heart.
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After 12 weeks in the experimental animals, the index of intraosseous microcirculation was measured in the trochanteric region of the femur and the coefficient of endothelial dysfunction (CED) was calculated on the basis of laser Doppler flowmetry (LDF) data.
Blood biochemistry, hemodynamics, sublingual microcirculation including perfused small vessel density (PVD) and microcirculatory flow index (MFI), and histopathological changes in major organs including the lung, kidney, liver, and heart were compared between subgroups.
Abnormal microcirculation and temperature in skin above tender points in patients with fibromyalgia.
Clinical improvement after MLS laser therapy was reflected in the assessment of microcirculation disorders in NVC examination.
It has been suggested that the choroidal flush and the arm-to-retina times reflect the hemodynamics of the posterior ciliary artery and central retinal artery and that the RT represents the passage time from the first influx of fluorescein dye in the retinal arterioles to its arrival in the retinal venules, passing the retinal microcirculation [5].
The laparotomy incision (from previous CLP/sham surgery) was opened to exteriorize the small intestine to study microcirculation (n = 4-6 mice/group) as described previously [22].