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Effects of armagnac extracts on human platelet function in vitro and on rat arteriovenous shunt thrombosis in vivo.
Local angiogenesis may be stimulated by local factors (eg, local venous thrombosis, postthrombotic arteriovenous shunts, and tumor production of angiogenic factors) and augmented by systemic factors (eg, oral contraceptives, female gender, and systemic elevation of tumor-associated growth factors).
In such children, it may be acceptable to perform partial embolisation to reduce the arteriovenous shunt and facilitate normal systemic and neurological development, even with the presence of a residual shunt.
The study assessed the ability of the sealant to prevent leakage following reconstruction of vascular structures in patients receiving femoral bypass or arteriovenous shunt procedures for hemodialysis access.