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Category list : Vascular system

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  • vascular three

    Vascular system 3: diseases affecting the venous systemSubscription

    Clinical29 May, 2018

    The veins are affected by a range of conditions that produce burdensome symptoms for patients and high costs for health services. This article - the last in a three-part series - reviews the pathophysiology of, and risk factors for, venous disease

  • vascular series

    Vascular system 2: diseases affecting the arterial systemSubscription

    Clinical20 April, 2018

    Arteries, part of the vascular system, are affected by a range of diseases often originating in atherosclerosis. This article, the second in a three-part series on the vascular system, reviews arterial pathophysiology

  • cardio

    Vascular system 1: anatomy and physiologySubscription

    Clinical26 March, 2018

    The vascular system supplies oxygen to the body and removes waste through five types of blood vessels. This article, the first in a three-part series, discusses vascular anatomy and physiology