Introduction to Angiology

  • Herbert H. Srebnik


Angiology is the study of the bloodvascular system—its evolution (angiogenesis), its patterns of distribution, and its central function of protecting the body from ischemic disease. A major characteristic of the circulatory system is its versatility and redundancy: most arteries or veins carrying blood to and from regions of the body have overlapping distributions, and virtually all communicate or establish connections (anastomoses) as need dictates.


Collateral Circulation Ophthalmic Artery Superficial Temporal Artery Facial Artery Carotid System 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert H. Srebnik
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  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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