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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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The mechanisms of myocardial ischaemia in HCM with CAF include increased oxygen demand by the hypertrophied ventricular myocardium, impaired coronary circulation, demand supply mismatch and increased diastolic filling pressures.
CAIRNS MICHAEL RICHARD (Cramlington) Suddenly from Ischaemia of the heart on February 6th, aged 47 years.
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".
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.
The name given to describe this common condition where a reduction in blood supply results in vascular compromise of the skin is ischaemia.
Ischaemia can cause arrhythmias like atrial flutter or sick sinus syndrome.
The study, part-funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), examined data from the Myocardial Ischaemia National Audit Project across 247 hospitals in England between 2003 and 2013 to assess whether patients received treatments according to guidelines.
Keywords: Mesenteric ischaemia, air embolism, necrosis, multidetector computed tomography
Surgical dogma dictates that serosal injuries should be repaired as not doing so may result in a weakened bowel wall as a result of absent anatomical support of the serosal layer with or without a localised area of ischaemia which may perforate.
A number of further medical tests indicated a complete lack of blood flow and severe ischaemia, forcing doctors at a private hospital to remove the testicle.
Pathophysiologically, MI results from ischaemia sufficient to cause cell death, with the release of cellular proteins and enzymes.