ischemia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n ischemia local anemia in a given body part sometimes resulting from vasoconstriction or thrombosis or embolism
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n ischemia In pathology, local anemia produced by vasoconstriction or by other local obstacles to the arterial flow.
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Usage


In news:

Such a condition of inadequate blood supply is called ischemia (iss-KEE-mee-uh).
Dr Craig G Rogers at the Vattikuti Urology Institute performs a robotic partial nephrectomy using a robotic Doppler probe (Vascular Technology) for identification of hilar vessels and confirmation of parenchymal ischemia.
Baxter Initiates Adult Stem Cell Trial for Chronic Cardiac Ischemia .
A magnified view of a CD34+ stem cell, a blood-forming stem cell derived from bone marrow, which can develop into new blood vessels CD34+ stem cells are under investigation as a possible treatment for chronic myocardial ischemia .
ABSORB Clinical Trial Begins for Treatment of Below-the-Knee Critical Limb Ischemia .
Myocardial Ischemia Biomarker H-FABP Used to Diagnose Acute Coronary Syndrome.
For the vast majority of patients with stable disease — even those with considerable ischemia — medical management is warranted before considering revascularization by placing a stent in the blocked artery or through surgical bypass grafting.
Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, RIC will be evaluated for its ability to reduce acute kidney injury induced by intraoperative renal ischemia during partial nephrectomy.
The autoRIC Device will deliver four cycles (5-min inflation and 5-min deflation) of intermittent arm ischemia (RIC) during transport to a hospital.
The use of contrast for myocardial viability imaging is a major new application of MR Myocardial perfusion, stress imaging, and the evaluation of myocardial ischemia are active subjects of investigation as well.
This effect may predispose patients to septal cartilage ischemia, necrosis and, eventually, perforation.
This imbalance may promote septal ischemia and predispose patients to the development of septal perforations.
Mesenteric ischemia secondary to superior mesenteric artery (SMA) thrombus.
Harvest Technologies Corporation Granted CE Mark for Expanded Clinical Indication for Treatment of No-Option Critical Limb Ischemia.
Horses at most risk of infection include those with open fractures , ischemia (lack of blood flow), necrosis (tissue death), and long bone fractures , which have a fivefold increased risk of infection, he said.
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In science:

Nimesulide was still effective in limiting ischemic damage when the first treatment began 6 h after ischemia.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
In the center of the lesion, severe ischemia leads to rapid necrosis (Fig. 1A), but in the surrounding penumbral regions, the tissue damage evolves slowly over many hours/days (Marchal et al. 1996).
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
It has been previously shown that the normal function of the BBB is altered by ischemia (Ballabh et al. 2004;Hawkins and Davis 2005).
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
Planas A. M., Soriano M. A., Rodriguez-Farre E. and Ferrer I. (1995) Induction of cyclooxygenase-2 mRNA and protein following transient focal ischemia in the rat brain.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
Stanimirovic D., Shapiro A., Wong J., Hutchison J. and Durkin J. (1997) The induction of ICAM-1 in human cerebromicrovascular endothelial cells (HCEC) by ischemia-like conditions promotes enhanced neutrophil/HCEC adhesion. J.
Post-ischaemic treatment with the cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor nimesulide reduces blood-brain barrier disruption and leukocyte infiltration following transient focal cerebral ischaemia in rats
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