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VESSEL, mar. law. A ship, brig, sloop or other craft used in navigation. 1 Boul. Paty, tit. 1, p. 100. See sup.
     2. By an act of congress, approved July 29, 1850, it is provided that any person, not being an owner, who shall on the high seas, willfully, with. intent to burn or destroy, set fire to any ship or other vessel, or otherwise attempt the destruction of such ship or other vessel, being the property of any citizen or citizens of the United States, or procure the same to be done, with the intent aforesaid, and being thereof lawfully convicted, shall suffer imprisonment to hard labor, for a term not exceeding ten years, nor less than three years, according to the aggravation of the offence.

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Characteristic imaging appearances of asymmetric narrowing of the internal carotid arteries (especially the supraclinoid portion) with numerous collateral vessels around the brainstem, especially within the ambient and quadrigeminal plate cisterns, are demonstrated with progression.
The other major clinical complication of this condition may present as retroperitoneal hemorrhage as a result of ruptured collateral vessels or mass effect of the paraspinal collateral circulation.
An axial image of the same patient a few centimeters caudad demonstrated distended collateral vessels secondary to left renal vein compression adjacent to the renal hilum (Figure 2).
Endothelial cell progenitors have also been isolated from human peripheral blood and may be useful for augmenting collateral vessel growth to ischemic tissues and instituting therapeutic angiogenesis.
Nitric oxide (NO) which represents the status of endothelial health plays a major role in collateral vessel development.
It was shown that exercise and high dose statin usage increases collateral vessel development (3, 4).