hypermetabolic


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hypermetabolic

(ˌhaɪpəˌmɛtəˈbɒlɪk)
adj
(Physiology) physiol characterized by an excessive increase in metabolic activity
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Yes, hyperthyroidism makes you hypermetabolic, but it also makes you eat more.
The diagnosis of Graves' disease required high FT4 and/or FT3, low TSH, clinical signs of hypermetabolic state diffuse activity increase in thyroid scintigraphy, diffuse thyroid enlargement in the ultrasound and presence of ophthalmopathy.
A six-month postoperative FDG PET-CT was preformed which showed new hypermetabolic focus in the left prevascular mediastinum.
We completed positron emission and computed tomography scans by using intravenous F-18 fluoro-2-deoxyglucose that detected hypermetabolic foci in the right axilla, subpectoral, subcarinal, and para hilar regions.
Fluorine-18-fluuorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography (FDG-PET/CT) imaging demonstrated a hypermetabolic lesion in the right atrium (RA) area, and no other areas of pathological FDG uptake were observed in the rest of the body.
Initially, it was shown that Orexin A levels in the plasma tend to increase in patients inflicted with sepsis and a reason cited for the same were hypermetabolic and tissue hypoxic stresses.
In addition, poor healing from suboptimal tissue oxygenation in patients who are often in pain and hypermetabolic (with increased oxygen extraction) from the surgical stress response, may increase the graft failure rate.
7,14,16,22) Epstein-Barr virus-associated splenic IPTs appear hypermetabolic on fluorodeoxy-glucose F 18 positron emission tomography integrated with CT.
Table 2 includes common clinical features of this hypermetabolic state.
Hypermetabolic activity in patients with active retroperitoneal fibrosis on F-18 FDG PET: Report of three cases.
Her most recent PET/CT scan revealed no evidence of metastatic disease or hypermetabolic activity.