vasoactive


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Related to vasoactive: Vasoactive intestinal peptide

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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PhaseBio's second product candidate PB1046, which is based on ELP, is a once-weekly vasoactive intestinal peptide receptor agonist for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension.
For patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss, clinicians should not order routine computed tomography of the head in the initial evaluation, should not obtain routine laboratory tests, and should not routinely prescribe antivirals, thrombolytics, vasodilators, or vasoactive substances.
Lastly ocreotide suppresses the secretion of vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) that can increase the heart rate.
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PB1046 is a sustained-release analogue of human vasoactive intestinal peptide, or VIP, fused to PhaseBio's proprietary ELP half-life extension technology.
However, varicella-zoster viruses destroy nerve cells and lead to the production of endogenous neuropeptides, such as substance P and vasoactive intestinal peptide, which play important roles in angiogenesis and promote the proliferation of vascular cell as well as endothelial growth factor expression.
In this group, 6 children required 1 vasoactive agent, 3 children required 2 vasoactive agents, and 2 children required 3 vasoactive agents.
Mast cells are located close proximity to blood vessels and nerves in the dura mater and contain a wide variety of neuroactive and vasoactive mediators such as adenosine triphosphate (ATP), adenosine, substance-P (SP), calcitonin gene related peptide (CGRP), vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP), histamine, serotonin (5-HT), nitric oxide (NO) and even proinflammatory cytokines such as tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-a) in their granules (7).
The following data were collected: age, gender, date of hospitalization, medical ward, underlying medical condition, co-morbidities (liver, lung, cardiac, neurologic or renal disease), receipt of transplant, hemodialysis, parenteral nutrition, mechanical ventilation, surgery (of any type requiring any anesthesia other than local anesthesia within the 3 months prior to the incident candidemia), neutropenia (<500 neutrophils/[mm.sup.3]), central venous catheter (CVC), receipt of corticosteroids, H2 blockers, antibiotics or antifungal agents (in the previous 2 weeks), APACHE II score on the day of the incident candidemia, hypotension or receipt of vasoactive drugs in the previous 2 days, fever, antifungal treatment, and the outcome (alive or dead 30 days after the incident candidemia).
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