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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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When outcomes were compared based on the type of arterial occlusion used, the differences between the 26 patients who underwent uterine artery embolization and the 24 patients with no arterial occlusion remained statistically significant, but no significant differences were seen between the 13 who underwent hypogastric balloon inflation and those with no occlusion, Dr.
Which of the following statements about retinal arterial occlusions is FALSE?
About Leg Attack Acute peripheral arterial occlusion (PAO), or "leg attack," is the blocking of arterial blood flow to the lower limbs by a clot.
3) In an earlier survey, Calkins et al identified two strap-type tourniquets that did provide satisfactory arterial occlusion, both employed a ratchet device with a 1.
Nuvelo's lead product candidate, alfimeprase, recently completed two Phase 2 trials in acute peripheral arterial occlusion and catheter occlusion.
An electrocardiogram recorded on arrival at the emergency department (Figure 1) showed acute inferoposterior myocardial infarction with some features of right coronary arterial occlusion, i.
3,4) The 3 main categories of vascular involvement are venous occlusion, arterial occlusion, and arterial saccular or fusiform aneurysm formation.
Patients with advanced arterial disease treated with MABp1 after revascularization have shown reduced arterial occlusion and reduced overall complications from the disease.
Retinal venous and arterial occlusion has been reported in patients using tranexamic acid.
Fifty-seven patients who underwent 63 urgent femoral embolectomies between January 2001 and January 2006 with the preliminary diagnosis of acute peripheral arterial occlusion were included in this retrospective, single-center study.
MRI shows the pattern of an infarct when it does not follow the distribution of an expected arterial occlusion.
Nuvelo's lead product candidate, alfimeprase, is partnered with Amgen and is currently in two Phase II trials in two indications, peripheral arterial occlusion and catheter occlusion.
Delivery aortic and pulmonary and arterial occlusion systems - a total of 3 parts.
June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Grifols, a global healthcare company based in Barcelona, Spain, today announced publication of phase 1 study results demonstrating good safety and tolerability for the investigational therapy plasmin in treating patients with blood clots in the lower extremities, known as acute peripheral arterial occlusion (aPAO).