dehiscence


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de·his·cence

 (dĭ-hĭs′əns)
n.
1. Botany The spontaneous opening at maturity of a plant structure, such as a fruit, anther, or sporangium, to release its contents.
2. Medicine A rupture or splitting open, as of a surgical wound, or of an organ or structure to discharge its contents.

de·his′cent adj.

de•his•cence

(dɪˈhɪs əns)

n.
the splitting open of a part along its seam or abutting edges, as a fruit, capsule, or wound.
[1820–30; < New Latin]
de•his′cent, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dehiscence - (biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissuedehiscence - (biology) release of material by splitting open of an organ or tissue; the natural bursting open at maturity of a fruit or other reproductive body to release seeds or spores or the bursting open of a surgically closed wound
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
organic phenomenon - (biology) a natural phenomenon involving living plants and animals
Translations

de·his·cence

n. dehiscencia, abertura espontánea de una herida.

dehiscence

n dehiscencia; wound — dehiscencia de herida
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Hearing her eyes move was the "most concerning" side effect of her condition, diagnosed in 2016 as bilat-eral superior semicircular canal dehiscence.
Suture length to wound length ratio: The length of the suture material used was divided by the length of the incision and on follow up the patients were examined for following complications: Wound infection, Suture sinus, and Wound dehiscence, Burst abdomen at 3rd post-operative day, at the time of stitch removal and 6th week and later at three months.
They address the clinical examination of the dizzy patient; imaging of the temporal bone; vestibular testing; the diagnosis and treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, Meniere's disease, vestibular neuritis, perilymphatic fistulas and superior semi-circular canal dehiscence syndrome, aminoglycoside vestibulotoxicity, posttraumatic dizziness, migraine-associated vertigo, and central vertigo disorders; vestibular rehabilitation; psychiatric and systemic disease implications; and special considerations for pediatric and elderly populations.
Laparotomy wound dehiscence (LWD) is a term used to describe separation of the layers of a laparotomy wound before complete healing has taken place.
The demographic characteristics of the patients such as age and gender, hospital stay, seroma occurrence, surgical site infections, wound dehiscence, flap necrosis, loss of sensation, and recurrences were evaluated based on the information obtained from the database as well as from physical examinations and questioning of the patients.
However, the development of sternal dehiscence after median sternotomy can be predicted in the presence of various risk factors.
The company added Excellagen is a highly-purified Type 1 collagen-based, flowable gel formulation approved for 17 indications, including partial and full thickness wounds, pressure ulcers, venous ulcers, diabetic ulcers, chronic vascular ulcers, tunnelled/undermined wounds, surgical wounds (donor sites/grafts, post-Mohs surgery, post-laser surgery, podiatric, wound dehiscence), trauma wounds (abrasions, lacerations, second- degree burns, and skin tears) and draining wounds.
Anterior missing teeth coupled with dehiscence makes it more challenging.
According to Smith & Nephew, a new meta-analysis demonstrates that the prophylactic application of PICO with AIRLOCK[TM] Technology significantly reduces surgical site complications by 58%, the rate of dehiscence by 26%, and length of stay by one-half day when compared with standard care.
(3) Also, bony wall dehiscence over the internal carotid artery was not an uncommon finding in large studies (4) (figure, A).
Since the first report of otic capsule dehiscence in patients with superior semicircular canal dehiscence (SSCD) by Minor in 1998 [1], different types of otic capsule dehiscence restricted to the cochlea have been described: cochlear--carotid, cochlear--internal auditory canal, or cochlear--facial dehiscence [2].