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  • n. Any disease of blood vessels

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  • In this human proof-of-concept trial, Lpath plans to dose 32 subjects -- 16 at a lower dose and 16 at a higher dose -- that have PED secondary to wet age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) or polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV).

  • "The development of cardiac allograft vasculopathy remains the Achilles heel of cardiac transplantation," commented working group leader, Mandeep R. Mehra, MD, Herbert Berger

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  • Cardiac allograft vasculopathy (CAV), the major limitation to long term survival after heart transplantation, occurs when blood vessels in a transplanted heart progressively narrow and lead to dysfunction of the heart muscle or sudden death.

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  • The disease, which was discovered in St. Louis, is called cerebroretinal vasculopathy, or CRV.

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  • The researchers speculate that Asian men may be more susceptible to polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV), abnormal development of blood vessels in the deeper layers of the eye.

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  • Brain MRI scanning reveals a single large infarct in unifocal vasculopathy; in multifocal vasculopathy, ischemic and hemorrhagic infarcts are seen in both cortical and subcortical areas (Figure 1).

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  • The neurological complications include meningitis, encephalitis, myelitis, vasculopathy, acute and chronic radiculoneuritis, and various inflammatory diseases of the eye.

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  • The CT hypodensity represent vasogenic edema secondary to the associated vasculopathy.

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  • Figure 1 shows typical CT and MRI changes in patients with HSV-1 encephalitis compared with imaging abnormalities in VZV vasculopathy (see below) and other viral encephalitides.

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  • With the exception of HHV-8, which causes Kaposi's sarcoma in patients with AIDS, reactivation of HHVs can produce one or more of the following complications: meningitis, encephalitis, myelitis, vasculopathy, ganglioneuritis, retinal necrosis and optic neuritis.

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