ischaemia


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ischaemia

(ɪˈskiːmɪə) or

ischemia

n
(Pathology) pathol an inadequate supply of blood to an organ or part, as from an obstructed blood flow
[C19: from Greek iskhein to restrict, + -emia]
ischaemic, ischemic adj
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Noun1.ischaemia - local anemia in a given body part sometimes resulting from vasoconstriction or thrombosis or embolism
ischaemic stroke, ischemic stroke - the most common kind of stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain (as from a clot blocking a blood vessel)
TIA, transient ischemic attack - brief episode in which the brain gets insufficient blood supply; symptoms depend on the site of the blockage
anemia, anaemia - a deficiency of red blood cells
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In rare cases thromboembolism, an acute limb ischaemia can be a manifestation of PPCM which requires urgent diagnosis and intervention.
[3-6] The concept of hypocalcaemia-induced coronary artery vasospasm syndrome is contentious, as it seems unlikely that a single artery would undergo sufficient vasospasm to cause ischaemia, without another artery of similar calibre causing ischaemic symptoms at a distant site.
However, complications such as stasis and oedema due to ischaemia and venous obstruction associated with arterial hypoperfusion in the distal extremity are encountered (1, 2).
Advances in basic science, neuropathology, and neuroimaging have improved the understanding of ischaemia, infarction, and haemorrhage in the CNS.
Furthermore, donor BMI does not appear to be associated with a deleterious increase in either warm ischaemia time or functional warm ischaemia time.
MI results in myocardial necrosis, injury and ischaemia, each of which is reflected by different and distinctive electrocardiographic manifestations.
Mr Nassar said "the final event from which there was no recovery" was a gut ischaemia.
CORONATION STREET ITV, 7.30pm and 8.30pm A SHOCKING couple of episodes tonight as the doctors examine Jack's feet and come to the conclusion that he has ischaemia, a restriction in blood supply.
Acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is a cardiovascular disease, which describes any condition characterized by signs and symptoms of sudden myocardial ischaemia and reduction in blood flow to the heart [1].
The detailed order says that while one report by Dr Christopher Baker states that"there was no disease of ischaemia (heart disease)", another report, by Dr Deshpandi"is of a different opinion".
When all the medical reports are kept together, it seems that the reports of Dr Ranjit Deshpandi are procured with the purpose to linger on the case/reference," the judge said.The detailed order says that while one report by Dr Christopher Baker states that there was no disease of ischaemia (heart disease)", another report, by Dr Deshpandi is of a different opinion".
Critical limb ischaemia (CLI) is a severe blockage in the arteries of the lower extremities, which markedly reduces blood flow.