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The structure of the FGF-stimulated vessels may promote stability and produce more mature vessels, which, combined with appropriate blood flow, should contribute to the long term persistence of these newly formed collateral vessels.
Nitric oxide (NO), which represents the status of endothelial health, plays a major role in collateral vessel development.
Patients with CMI have had an insufficient angiogenic response to their current disease state and may benefit from a biological therapy that enhances cardiac perfusion through the facilitation of collateral vessel formation.
This resultant effect is provision of a large pool of oxygen rich collateral vessel network which supports circulation to the failing heart, thus giving early relief of angina related symptoms.
Patients may pres ent with hematuria, proteinuria, collateral vessel formation and pain.
The purpose of the trial is to facilitate formation of bypass vessels by accelerating a natural process called angiogenesis or collateral vessel formation," Dr.
The improvement in angina often lasts for many months after treatment ends, a phenomenon believed to be due in part to stimulation of collateral vessel formation.
This is probably related to the observation that even if it is necessary to sacrifice the inferior ulnar collateral vessel to allow anterior transposition, this has not been shown to result in either permanent ischemia or functional compromise.
In many patients however, including those with recurrent angina, coronary collateral vessel formation is insufficient to meet the heart's needs during stress.