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Related to insufficiency: renal insufficiency, Adrenal insufficiency, pancreatic insufficiency, insufficiency fracture, venous insufficiency
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a lack of competence

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(pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally

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Percutaneous sacroplasty offers an attractive alternative to traditional medical therapy for sacral insufficiency fractures.
2) Gussen suggested that in these temporal bones, venous insufficiency in the VPVC might produce endolymphatic hydrops.
The patients with CDAD and chronic renal insufficiency had significantly higher mortality and recurrence of CDAD than patients without chronic renal insufficiency.
This report provides elemental information and data relating to the clinical trials on Respiratory Insufficiency.
The Breathe NIOV System is an FDA-cleared wearable ventilation system for people with respiratory insufficiency.
Vitamin D insufficiency is a condition in which the body has low vitamin D stores, characterized by inadequate blood levels of vitamin D prohormones, collectively known as 25-hydroxyvitamin D.
Vitamin D insufficiency has been reported to be more common in patients with Parkinson disease (PD) than in healthy control subjects, but it is not clear whether having a chronic disease causing reduced mobility contributes to this relatively high prevalence," wrote the authors.
Insufficiency was defined as a level of 30 ng/mL or lower; deficiency was 20 ng/mL or lower.
Given the numerous shared risk factors for CVD and chronic kidney disease (CKD), we hypothesized that periodontitis also is associated with renal insufficiency in the Dental Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study.
An article published in CLINICAL PSYCHIATRY NEWS ("Beware of Adrenal Insufficiency With Atypicals," December 2007, p.
Chronic venous insufficiency is the symptom complex associated with the compromised return of venous blood from the legs due to varicose veins.
Few experimental studies have modeled the effect of subtle TH insufficiency on brain development, but one group has begun to investigate this issue because undiagnosed maternal hypothyroxinemia may be prevalent in the general population.
A few hours after admission to the intensive care unit, the patient's level of consciousness started to deteriorate, and respiratory failure and circulatory insufficiency with a blood pressure of 78/50 developed.
Food insufficiency among homeless adults was recently shown to be associated with impaired access to medical or surgical care, prescription medications and mental health care in a national U.
Because of the lack of response to therapy for SIADH, the diagnosis was reconsidered and hypothyroidism and/or adrenal insufficiency were suspected, especially because serum glucose was also low.