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i·at·ro·gen·ic

 (ī-ăt′rə-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Induced unintentionally in a patient by a physician. Used especially of an infection or other complication of treatment.

[Greek iātros, physician; see -iatric + -genic.]

i·at′ro·gen′i·cal·ly adv.
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iatrogenically

(aɪˌætrəʊˈdʒɛnɪkəlɪ)
adv
(Medicine) med in an iatrogenic manner
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Ureteral injuries may occur iatrogenically during surgery, with gynecologic surgery being traditionally responsible for more than 50% (1).
[15] In our case, pseudoaneurysm and hematoma were treated surgically; however, peroneal nerve damage developed either due to the pressure of hematoma or iatrogenically. Pseudoaneurysm due to heroin use in the popliteal artery is very rare; however, foot drop caused by peroneal nerve damage along with complex regional pain syndrome type II is seen for the first time in the literature.
The causes of acute pancreatitis include iatrogenically toxic drugs following ERCP due to mechanical obstruction caused by gallstones, hypertriglyceridemia, alcohol, genetic predisposition, anatomical differences, primary inflammation (infectious, autoimmune), trauma, and idiopathic causes.
Root perforations can occur pathologically as a result of resorption and caries or iatrogenically during root canal treatment.
This includes patients with immunodeficiency because of the disease per se such as patients with 'Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome' (AIDS) or induced iatrogenically as a result of chemotherapy.
It is a misfortune for patients to be iatrogenically set into the "back and down" scapular posture, as they may not be diagnosed until many years later due to the diffuse presentation of TOS.
In 1999, David Casarett, MD, and Lainie F Ross, MD, PhD, assessed whether physicians were more likely to override a DNR order if a hypothetical cardiac arrest was caused iatrogenically. (6) Their survey revealed that 69% of physicians were very likely to do so.
In 1999, David Casarett, MD, and Lainie E Ross, MD, PhD, assessed whether physicians were more likely to override a DNR order if a hypothetical cardiac arrest was caused iatrogenically. (6) Their survey revealed that 69% of physicians were very likely to do so.
They may be classified as structural disorders, such as cricopharyngeal web and Zenker's diverticulum; head and neck malignancies; neurological disorders, such as ischemic stroke, neurodegenerative disease, and bulbar neuropathy; infections, such as candidiasis and herpetic mucositis; rheumatologic disorders, such as polymyositis, sarcoidosis, and Sjogren's syndrome; or iatrogenically following locoregional radiation or surgery (1).
For this reason, in this study, epithelial defect, created iatrogenically for laser vision correction, was chosen.
Pereira, "Virally mediated cervical cancer in the iatrogenically immunocompromised: applications for psychoneuroimmunology," Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol.
Fourteen of eighteen preterm births were iatrogenically induced preterm deliveries due to either maternal (n = 7), fetal (n = 6), or combined (n = 1) indications.