vasoactive


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va·so·ac·tive

 (vā′zō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Causing constriction or dilation of blood vessels.

va′so·ac·tiv′i·ty n.

vasoactive

(ˌveɪzəʊˈæktɪv)
adj
(Physiology) affecting the diameter of blood vessels: vasoactive peptides.

vas•o•ac•tive

(ˌvæs oʊˈæk tɪv, ˌveɪ zoʊ-)

adj.
of or pertaining to a substance, drug, or event that changes the diameter of a blood vessel.
Translations

va·so·ac·tive

a. vasoactivo, que afecta los vasos sanguíneos.
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Previously approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in oral, nebulized and parenteral formulations, treprostinil is a synthetic analog of prostacyclin, a vasoactive mediator deficient in patients with PAH yet essential to normal lung function to regulate vessel tone.
Important issues in the management of this patient included choice of vasoactive agents and anaesthetics, control of blood pressure and intracranial pressure, preioperative fluid management, and monitoring technique.
In addition, all patients received fluid volume resuscitation, vasoactive drugs, and nutrition support treatments.
The patients' age, gender and the factors infuencing reliability of SpHb such as SpO2 heart rate, perfusion index, vasoactive inotropic score levels were also recorded.
We recorded each patient's prognosis and outcome, as well as any treatments provided to the patient during the ICU stay, including the use of mechanical ventilation and vasoactive drugs.
The roles of these vasoactive peptides have likewise been implicated in anticancer research (19, 20).
10 It is also considered that neuropeptides like vasoactive intestinal peptide, neuropeptide Y, calcitonin-gene-related peptide, and substance P influence the immune system.
In the past decade, endothelin-1 (ET-1) was identified as an important factor among vasoactive factors contributing to the onset and progression of proteinuria.
Vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) is a master circadian regulating neuropeptide that is delivered to bone marrow by nerves and inhibits hematopoietic cell (HC) proliferation.
As soon as the patient arrived at the ICU resuscitation manoeuvres were initiated, consisting of orotracheal intubation, mechanical ventilation, vasoactive drugs, antibiotics, and intensive fluid replacement therapy guided mainly by invasive radial arterial pressure (AP) values.
The threshold to activate or increase the concentration of vasoactive substances, which is necessary to elicit a decrease in blood pressure, may require a minimal time interval of exercise (17).
6) Also, there are functional ganglioneuromas that were found to release peptides such as vasoactive intestinal peptides (VIP), somatostatins and Neuropeptide Y (NPY) in the literature.

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