The 12th Invest in ME Research Conference June, 2017, Part 2
MEMum presents the second article in a series of three about the recent 12th Invest In ME International Conference (IIMEC12) in London.
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Microvascular blood flow test.

Discussion in 'Skeleton, Skin, Muscles, Hair, Teeth, and Nails' started by kangaSue, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. kangaSue

    kangaSue Senior Member

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    I was looking for any way to test for intestinal microvascular ischemia and CEUS (Contrast Enhanced Ultrasound) came up.
    Looking at its applications suggests that it could be a test used to to pick up any abnormal muscle microvasculature responses in those with ME/CFS.

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4282229/ Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography: advance and current status in abdominal imaging

    http://ajpheart.physiology.org/content/301/2/H450.long A new method to study changes in microvascular blood volume in muscle and adipose tissue: real-time imaging in humans and rat

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19497445 Abnormal skeletal muscle capillary recruitment during exercise in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and microvascular complications (Difinity microbubbles)

    http://physreports.physiology.org/content/1/5/e00119 Development of a new Sonovue™ contrast‐enhanced ultrasound (Sonovue microbubbles)
     
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