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contraindication

[¦kän·trə‚in·də′kā·shən]
(medicine)
A symptom, indication, or condition in which a remedy or a method of treatment is inadvisable or improper.
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Absolute contraindications will rule out PD as a modality choice and their early identification is a vital component of pre-modality assessment.
However, PV thrombosis is still considered an absolute contraindication for TACE in current practice, since blood supply to liver is already compromised due to PV obstruction and TACE can further compromise arterial supply potentially resulting in hepatic infarction or acute hepatic failure.
Using the original ICU admission diagnosis, patients were then divided into three groups on the basis of their eligibility for treatment with drotrecogin alfa (activated); those with an absolute contraindication, those with a relative contraindication and those with no contraindication.
However, no absolute contraindication exists for prescribing an IUD for a teen.
It may turn out that some years from now, we will have different contraindications in the postmenopausal woman, but at present, simply the presence of phlebitis or clots on estrogen therapy or a previous history of it would be an absolute contraindication to the use of estrogens.
Which of the following systemic disorders is NOT typically considered a relative or absolute contraindication for the procedure shown in Image B?
Use of biologics shouldn't be considered an absolute contraindication to patch testing, Dr.
Sildenafil has an absolute contraindication in men who are using nitrate drugs for any reason and in any form, including nitroglycerin or isosorbide dinitrate.
The only absolute contraindication to knee replacement surgery is if the patient has some active infection in their body.
HIV infection was an absolute contraindication to organ transplantation throughout the world before the advent of antiretroviral therapy (ART).
Listed under neurologic difficulties or symptoms, the absolute contraindication in Table 3b, "evidence of involvement of spinal nerve root caused by space-occupying lesions," should be changed to "Spinal cord compression, or nerve root compression with increasing neurologic deficit.
Torg and colleagues went so far as to say that spear tackler's spine is an absolute contraindication to participation in contact/collision sports.