Venous Wall - Morphological and Functional Aspects

  • Francisc A. Schneider
  • Ioana Raluca Siska
  • Jecu Aurel Avram
Part of the Basic Science for the Cardiologist book series (BASC, volume 15)

Abstract

The dimensions of arteries and veins, unlike those of the microvascular components, are largely species-related and depend primarily on the total blood volume. Unlike arteries, a correspondence between the size and structure in veins cannot be systematically established.

Keywords

Migration Aspirin Adenosine Serotonin Prostaglandin 

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  • Francisc A. Schneider
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  • Ioana Raluca Siska
    • 2
  • Jecu Aurel Avram
    • 2
  1. 1.Western University “Vasile Goldiş” Arad University of Medicine and PharmacyTimisoara
  2. 2.University of Medicine and PharmacyTimisoara

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