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Synonyms for occlusion

closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)

(meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft

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(dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed

the act of blocking

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Retinal vein occlusion was first described in 1855 by Liebreich as retinal apoplexy and in 1878 was recognised as thrombosis by Michel.
Electromyographic studies on patients with complete dentures showed reduced masticatory muscle activity with canine guidance and have shown better response compared to bilateral balanced occlusion.
Acute anterior MI caused by proximal occlusion of the left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery is associated with unfavorable outcome.
6-8 Although age, hypertension, hyperlipidaemia, diabetes mellitus, oral contraceptive pills, raised intraocular pressure and smoking are important risk factors in the development of HAR, authors have also highlighted the role of raised serum homocysteine levels, protein C and factor V Leiden mutation in the pathogenesis of HAR and retinal venous occlusion (RVO).
The CTA showed the occlusion of ICA after six days of the onset, so the recanalization should occur in the recent 13 days before DSA.
Based on end use, the hospitals segment accounted for a significant share in the global transcatheter embolization and occlusion devices market in terms of revenue.
Central retinal artery occlusion treated with oxygen: a literature review and treatment algorithm.
The report reviews key players involved Retinal Vein Occlusion therapeutics and enlists all their major and minor projects
The ability to precisely measure the impact of occlusion on object classification performance enables the construction of an occlusion-robust algorithm.
Branch Vein Occlusion Study Group reported in 1984 that grid laser photocoagulation was superior in improving visual acuity compared to the observation.
Objectives: To evaluate the effects and safety of intravitreal ranibizumab on visual acuity and anatomic results in the treatment of macular edema due to retinal vein occlusion (RVO).
UKPRwire, Fri May 10 2013] GlobalData's clinical trial report, "Retinal Vein Occlusion Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2013" provides data on the Retinal Vein Occlusion clinical trial scenario.
Sanofi US announced the commercial launch of LeGoo, a biopolymer gel that allows surgeons to temporarily stop blood flow during surgery without the use of clamps, elastic loops or other conventional occlusion devices, which may increase risk of trauma to blood vessels.
200 ms after occlusion onset, gaze is directed towards screen centre, expecting it to reappear there.
DALLAS - The use of prophylactic arterial occlusion in cases of suspected placenta accreta improves the likelihood of uterine conservation and, when performed using postdelivery uterine artery embolization, also reduces operative morbidity, a retrospective chart study has shown.