Buerger's disease


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to Buerger's disease: Addison's disease, Berger's disease

Buerger's disease

[′bər·gərz di‚zēz]
References in periodicals archive ?
Keywords: Buerger's disease, Thromboangiitis obliterans, Small intestine.
Buerger's Disease is an inflammation of the blood vessels in the limbs while Barrett's Esophagus is an intestinal illness.
Even if the patient is young he was diagnosed with PAD instead of Buerger's disease, which was more likely for this case because of the smoking history, the age and the lesion.
Doctors who handle Buerger's disease with expertise are vascular surgeons (TCVS or thoraco-cardiovascular surgeons), orthopedic surgeons, and rehabilitation medicine specialists.
Cardiovascular: The moment an individual inhales tobacco smoke, it causes several immediate responses including increased heart rate by as much as 30% during the first 10 minutes of smoking and it also increases chance of heart disease, stroke, atherosclerosis, peripheral vascular disease and Buerger's disease.
Salvage of end stage extremity by omentopexy in Buerger's disease.
Mr Carlsson, who previously worked as a mechanical engineer, had his left leg amputated below the knee in March as a result of a smoking-related condition called Buerger's disease.
Mr Carlsson, who previously worked as a mechanical engineer, had his left leg amputated below the knee in March as the result of a smoking-related condition, called Buerger's disease.
A few months ago, the Wikipedia pages for Buerger's disease and Raynaud's disease were vandalized by the insertion of some irrelevant words and names.
He has had his right toe and the joint surrounding it amputated and he suffers from Buerger's Disease, an inflammation of the arteries, veins and nerves in the legs which leads to restricted blood flow.
A notation is that it also acts against such vascular diseases as thromboangiitis obliterans, or Buerger's disease, and perhaps against arteriosclerosis--a potential option against angioplasty or heart bypass surgery.
It has been postulated that Buerger's Disease is an "autoimmune" reaction triggered by one of the toxins in tobacco.