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Angiophagy: clearing or clogging microvessels?

TitleAngiophagy: clearing or clogging microvessels?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsIadecola C
JournalSci Transl Med
Volume6
Issue226
Pagination226fs10
Date Published2014 Mar 05
ISSN1946-6242
KeywordsAnimals, Embolism, Humans, Phagocytosis, Retinal Vessels
Abstract

The body clears small clots from blood vessels through a process called angiophagy, opening up new approaches to combat cerebral and cardiac microvascular occlusive diseases (Grutzendler et al., this issue).

DOI10.1126/scitranslmed.3008667
Alternate JournalSci Transl Med
PubMed ID24598587
PubMed Central IDPMC5539412
Grant ListR01 NS037853 / NS / NINDS NIH HHS / United States