ischaemia


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Synonyms for ischaemia

local anemia in a given body part sometimes resulting from vasoconstriction or thrombosis or embolism

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Indications for surgery include the presence of a large fistula, increasing left-to-right shunt, left ventricular volume overload, myocardial ischaemia, left ventricular dysfunction, congestive cardiac failure and for prevention of endocarditis.
Such dual supply would prevent ischaemia in vaso-occlusive disease of one of the coronary arteries.
This phenomenon may be observed in many different clinical conditions, such as intestinal ischaemia and/or necrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and steroid use.
All specimens were sent to the IDEXX laboratory (Pty) Ltd from the Faculty of Veterinary Science in University of Pretoria and the specimens were examined histologically to confirm that the injury only involved the serosal layer and to assess whether or not ischaemia was present at the perforation site.
The clinical presentations of CAD include stable angina pectoris, silent ischaemia, unstable angina, MI, heart failure and sudden death.
Following this event, the patient developed intestinal ischaemia and necrosis requiring surgical treatment.
A long duration of tourniquet use (>2 hrs) may cause temporary muscle dysfunction, permanent nerve damage and ischaemia or rhabdomyolysis in the muscle tissue.
C ardiac ischaemia is a coronary artery disease, which occurs when plaque and fatty matter get deposited on the inside walls of an artery, such that it is unable to supply enough oxygen-rich blood to meet the heart's pumping needs.
The presence of angina symptoms, a positive exercise test for myocardial ischaemia and confirmation of coronary artery atherosclerosis by coronary angiography are the bases of diagnosis of chronic stable angina.
Mrs Ward went into hospital in June 2012 after being struck down by mesenteric ischaemia - a loss of blood to the bowel.
ETT was interpreted as positive or negative for ischaemia with borderline changes considered positive.
He said: "Our cell therapy candidate for stroke has entered Phase II clinical development and we have commenced clinical development of our cell therapy candidate for critical limb ischaemia.
Researchers set out to explore this idea using data from three national collections in England and Wales from 2003 to 2009: the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP), which tracks hospital admissions for heart attack/stroke; hospital episode statistics (HES) on emergency admissions; and figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) on recorded deaths, Radio Pakistan reported.
These were the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project (MINAP), which tracks hospital admissions for heart attack/stroke; hospital episode statistics (HES) on emergency admissions; and figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) on recorded deaths.
Prolonged ischaemia can lead to irreversible myocardial damage and cell death, and it has been demonstrated that if the ischaemia is quickly reversed, myocardial tissue recovery occurs.