Inflammation and the Microcirculation
by D. Neil Granger, Elena Senchenkova
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2010
Number of pages: 98
The microcirculation is highly responsive to, and a vital participant in, the inflammatory response. All segments of the microvasculature (arterioles, capillaries, and venules) exhibit characteristic phenotypic changes during inflammation that appear to be directed toward enhancing the delivery of inflammatory cells to the injured/infected tissue, isolating the region from healthy tissue and the systemic circulation, and setting the stage for tissue repair and regeneration.
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