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Synonyms for malposition

faulty position

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Once malposition of the chest tube, especially its lower placement,[2] developed, it may result in dysfunction, laceration, or perforation of the diaphragmatic muscle.[1],[2],[3]
Permanent catheters could be inserted to jugular, subclavian or femoral veins.1 Malposition of a central venous catheter is a rare complication (4%).2 In this case report, we present ESRD patient who attended our clinic with abdominal pain and dyspnea.
Others can cause complications as pain, infection, cysts, tumors, jaw fractures, or malposition of the mandibular anterior teeth, resorption of the adjacent teeth, or periodontal bone loss.
The other causes of CRI included SSI (four ears), electrode array extrusion (two ears) and electrode array malposition (two ears).
We also compared the efficacy of auscultation for confirmation of DLT position.The outcomes studied were insertion time, the frequency of DLT malposition (as seen by bronchoscopy), tube migration after positioning, intra-operative hypoxia and hypercapnia.
All these attempts are to overcome both ETT malposition and its associated complications, while also allowing for rapidly deciding the appropriate ETT insertion length for resuscitation.
It usually affects one side and may include medial canthal malposition, enophthalmos, and skin hyperpigmentation.
It requires placement of an intraperitoneal port, and there are many problems associated with this foreign body including infection, malposition, and even erosions into underlying visceral structures.
3 cases were associated with malposition in the extraction which required assistance contributing to 30% of cases requiring assistance and all 3 were primigravida.
In this report, we describe a rare case of malposition in a 10-year-old girl.
Studies have also shown the benefit of postimplantation chest X-ray to look for immediate implantation-related complications, perforation, and malposition of leads.
First of all, two endpoints were prospectively defined: (1) the primary endpoint as a composite of skin necrosis, seroma, haematoma, infection, recurrence of capsular contracture, implant malposition, and implant loss; (2) the secondary endpoint included all complications such as the primary endpoint in addition to occurrence of Red Breast Syndrome (RBS).
Beside the bearing surface, it has been reported as risk factor of hip dysplasia, malposition of prosthesis components, and larger size of the femoral head of the prosthesis hip dysplasia--all of them associated to excessive wear [8].
At times, however, the vein drains into the left atrium which is the only real malposition resulting in a right-to left shunt.