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Synonyms for necrosis

the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

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The NAD also looked for further information on the claims that this ingredient helped" to prevent and remove dead tissue and unhealthy inflammation" from the body.
The NMC also said she had cut dead tissue from the woman's back, despite not being properly trained, as well as failing to complete a wound chart.
They're called Lucillia Sericata and only devour dead tissue, cleaning the wound.
A necrotic wound is normally a sign that the wound is not healing normally and that it contains dead tissue.
In addition, cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging allowed the researchers to diagnose stress cardiomyopathy through symptoms such as a swelling of the heart, a distinct appearance of the moving heart muscle known as ballooning patterns, reduced function in the patients left ventricle, markers for heart inflammation and the absence of dead tissue or excess connective tissue.
According to the research published ahead of print in Heart journal, Heart attacks that occur between 6am and noon are more likely to leave a 20% larger area of dead tissue (infarct) caused by the attack, which is more serious for the person affected, than at any other time of the day.
Applying three standard tests, the researchers made measurements to assess the extent of dead tissue in the brain resulting from a clot.
We tried to cut out all the dead tissue but the infection continued to spread.
Again, some 7-8 days later she passed more dead tissue, some of it about 5 cm in length and 2-3 cm in width.
However, if dirt or dead tissue remains in a wound, infection may spread through the body.
There was a small patch of Charlotte where all the leaves are rotting, and ominous chocolate brown patches of dead tissue on leaves elsewhere.
However, she said that clinic physician Nicholas Kotopoulos told her that she "had been pregnant and there was dead tissue in her uterus," according to the Star-Ledger.
Richard Grossman, the center's founder and medical director, said he and two other plastic surgeons operated on Bader for about 90 minutes, cutting away the dead tissue and replacing it with a temporary cover of cadaver skin.
If blood cannot flow to dead tissue, antibiotics cannot reach the infection.
Using maggots to clear infection and dead tissue from a wound is cost effective, usually painless, and well received by patients and their families, Dr.