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hypermetabolic

(ˌhaɪpəˌmɛtəˈbɒlɪk)
adj
(Physiology) physiol characterized by an excessive increase in metabolic activity
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Ineffective erythropoiesis creates a hypermetabolic state associated with fever and failure to thrive.
As in other conditions, including acute hyperthermic and hypermetabolic disorders, intracellular calcium overload leads to severe brain and other organ damage.
These include "life threatening situation" (Hirshey-Dirksen, Van Wicklin, Mashman, Neiderer & Merritt, 2013 p330), "inherited hypermetabolic disorder" (Martin, 2009, p20; Pollock et al., 2006), "familial disease or genetic disorder" (Redmond, 2001 p 259).
Absolute indication for a feeding jejunostomy is as an additional procedure in patients undergoing major surgery of upper GI and as a palliative care technique for patients suffering from malignant inoperable neoplasms who are hypermetabolic or hyper catabolic.
Burn wound infection remains a clinical and laboratory diagnosis and can be difficult to distinguish from the hyperdynamic, hypermetabolic status associated with burn injuries and systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS).
The colon cancer was no longer seen during colonoscopy at 16 months after pembrolizumab initiation; no hypermetabolic activity was seen in positron emission tomography in any previously documented site of disease.
The majority of these areas registered below background metabolism (compared to the average liver SUV), with some mildly hypermetabolic, most notably in the right inguinal region.
The autonomic disregulation he experienced could be attributed to pain, sepsis and the hypermetabolic response to burn pathology, but the clonus not.
Standard radiation protection advice and lactation instructions were given before radiotracer injection.1 Scan acquired 60 minutes after intravenous injection of 350MBqs F18-FDG, showed hypermetabolic right tonsillar and right level-II lymph nodule uptake.
FDG-PET/CT demonstrated that the range of locally hypermetabolic lesions of the right humerus and the metabolic activity were both reduced significantly and the enlarged lymph nodes were not seen around the lesion, compared with multiple hypermetabolic lymph nodes revealed by FDG-PET/CT in March 2016 [Figure 1]e,[Figure 1]f,[Figure 1]g,[Figure 1]h.
It is during this so-called 'hypermetabolic state' that the body's main powerhouse conserves energy, only partaking in those functions absolutely vital for the survival of the cell.