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A decrease in the blood supply to a bodily organ, tissue, or part caused by constriction or obstruction of the blood vessels.

[New Latin ischaemia, from Greek iskhaimos, a stopping of the blood : iskhein, to keep back; see segh- in Indo-European roots + haima, blood.]

i·sche′mic adj.
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Adj.1.ischemic - relating to or affected by ischemia


a. isquémico-a, que padece de isquemia o rel. a la misma.


adj isquémico
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Further randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter collaborative trials are needed to test the efficacy of hypothermia in acute ischemic stroke.
The study of 87,025 generally healthy postmenopausal women aged 50 to 79 found that those whose diets contained the largest amounts of trans fats were 39 percent more likely to have an ischemic stroke than women who ate the least amount of trans fat.
ISLAMABAD, March 06, 2012 (Balochistan Times): Older women whose diets include a substantial amount of trans fats are more likely than their counterparts to suffer an ischemic stroke.
No differences were seen in postocclusion ischemic risk/nonrisk myocardial blood flow between treatment groups (p = not significant [NS]).
Major Finding: Infants born to mothers with hypertension had more than twice the risk of any ischemic stroke (odds ratio 2.
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Ischemic Stroke, complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
Women who spontaneously lose one or more fetuses early in pregnancy are about 50 percent more likely than other women to later suffer ischemic heart disease, in which constricted or obstructed blood vessels choke the flow of blood to the heart.
Among these cases, 377 were confirmed as ischemic stroke, 106 were identified as hemorrhagic stroke, and the remainder could not be classified from the available medical documentation.
Men who ate seafood at least once a month were roughly 40 percent less likely to have an ischemic stroke than men who ate seafood less often in a study of more than 43,000 health professionals.
2, 3] Herein, we describe a distinct phenomenon observed in a series of cases of ischemic bowel disease that showed histologic features of regeneration that simulate dysplastic changes as could be seen in IBD.
The most common type of stroke, ischemic (or non-hmorrhagic), is caused by a restriction of blood to the brain caused by a blood clot.
While not as prevalent among the nursing home population as decubiti, the fact is that ischemic, diabetic, and venous insufficiency ulcers can lead to equally, if not more, serious consequences: repeated hospitalizations, recalcitrant infection, and chronic antibiotic use, and even amputation.