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A decrease in the blood supply to a bodily organ, tissue, or part caused by constriction or obstruction of the blood vessels.

[New Latin ischaemia, from Greek iskhaimos, a stopping of the blood : iskhein, to keep back; see segh- in Indo-European roots + haima, blood.]

i·sche′mic adj.
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Adj.1.ischemic - relating to or affected by ischemia


a. isquémico-a, que padece de isquemia o rel. a la misma.


adj isquémico
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During stay in hospital 46 (54%) were diagnosed to have hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy 2 (HIE2), those diagnosed with HIE3 were 5 (6%) and the rest 14 (16%) with HIE1.
We provide total body cooling for babies who experienced Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) at birth.
Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, particularly if associated with fetal acidosis of PH<7 and fifth minute APGAR (Appearance, Pulse, Grimace, Activity, Respiratory) score of 0 to 3, causes more severe organ disorders.
The baby experienced birth asphyxia with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy resulting in severe cerebral palsy.
The cause of death was hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy due to respiratory arrest due to airway obstruction, secondary to tracheal compression due to a neck haematoma one day after a thyroidectomy.
Background: Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy is main complication of the birth asphyxia.
1,2) SFN has been noted after therapeutic hypothermia that is utilized to minimize neurologic effects of neonatal hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.
2) Clinically, this condition is referred to as hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).
9%) who showed perinatal asphyxia and subsequent hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) as judged clinically using Leven's criteria were found to show NDD, while in others, 17 of 41 babies (41.
Among the 05 cases with Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE), only mild grade hearing impairment was recorded in 3 patients; 07 infants with ototoxic drug exposure 02 cases each of mild and moderate grade and 01 case each with severe and profound grade hearing impairment was recorded.
Sarah-Louise has grade three Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, a degenerative condition, caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain during pregnancy.
The most common cause of NE is hypoxia-ischemia, which is clinically named as hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).