Introduction

Chapter

Abstract

The human vascular system is composed of a network of vessels lined by endothelial cells. In addition to its critical role in gas exchange, blood components are distributed to tissues via this route, including nutrients, hormones, growth factors, inflammatory mediators, and inflammatory cells.

Keywords

Renal Glomerulus Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patient Vascular Architecture Wide Junction High Vessel Density 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Policlinico, Department of Basic Medical Sciences Section of Human Anatomy and HistologyUniversity of Bari Medical SchoolBariItaly

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