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in·farc·tion

 (ĭn-färk′shən)
n.
1. The formation or development of an infarct.
2. An infarct.

infarction

(ɪnˈfɑːkʃən)
n
1. (Pathology) the formation or development of an infarct
2. (Pathology) another word for infarct

in•farc•tion

(ɪnˈfɑrk ʃən)

n.
1. the formation of an infarct.
2. an infarct.
[1680–90]

infarction

a condition in which a localized area of muscular tissue is dying or dead owing to insufficient supply of blood, as occurs in a heart attack.
See also: Heart
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infarction - localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply
MI, myocardial infarct, myocardial infarction - destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Translations

infarction

n (Med)
(= dead tissue)Infarkt m
(= forming of dead tissue)Infarktbildung f

infarction

n infarto, acción f y efecto de un infarto; acute myocardial — infarto agudo de miocardio
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Risk factors for silent lacunar infarction in patients with transient ischemic attack.
Laterality was not noticed among the cases who had either watershed or lacunar infarction in the present study.
According to OCSP classification, there are four types of cerebral infarction: total anterior circulation infarction (TACI), partial anterior circulation infarction (PACI), posterior circulation infarction (POCI) and lacunar infarction (LACI).
The clinical diagnosis of CADASIL is based on the following conditions: (1) clinical onset at a specific age (4050 years); (2) absence of stroke risk factors; (3) frequent lacunar infarction episodes gradually leading to pseudobulbar paralysis and dementia (migraine, emotional disturbance, cerebral infarction, and dementia in 30%, 20%, 85%, and 30-90% of patients, respectively); and (4) familial distribution of the disease or similar symptoms (autosomal dominant inheritance) [21].
Association of plasma homocysteine concentration with atherosclerotic carotid plaques and lacunar infarction.
There was no statistically significant difference between lacunar infarction group and control group (p Less than 0.
Frequency, clinical features and risk factors of lacunar infarction (data from a stroke T, registry in south India).
After adjusting for clinical, lifestyle and dietary factors results showed trans fat intake was associated with a higher risk of lacunar infarction.
Two studies used a Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score of 24 or lower to document impaired cognitive status in approximately one-third of patients after lacunar infarction.