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What does NIH stand for?

NIH stands for Neointimal Hyperplasia

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[FIGURE 2 OMITTED] Attempts to retract or remove the bare metal Wallstent (Boston Scientific, Natick, MA) may be confounded by the inability to separate the metallic shunt from the vein due to neointimal hyperplasia between the interstices of the bare metal stent and scar tissue formation from the braided metal moving and irritating the vein wall.
It recently has been investigated as a treatment for PCI patients because of indications that it can reduce neointimal hyperplasia and smooth muscle-cell proliferation following stent placement, Dr.
Sustained expression of MCP-1 may be more important than VCAM-1 in the process of neointimal hyperplasia featured by predominant SMC in the CAL mouse model since MCP-1 may both trigger the initial influx of leukocytes into the vessel wall and help to perpetuate the development of the intimal lesion by stimulating the proliferation and migration of SMC in intima.