Buerger's disease


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Related to Buerger's disease: Addison's disease, Berger's disease

Buerger's disease

[′bər·gərz di‚zēz]
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Pedicled omental transplantation for end stage Buerger's disease as a limb salvage procedure.
A point scoring system for the clinical diagnosis of Buerger's disease.
It includes conditions such as artherosclerosis, Raynaud's Disease and Buerger's Disease, which affects the leg arteries of male smokers.
The ads focus on smoking-related lung and throat cancer, heart attack, stroke, Buerger's disease, and asthma.
Grant was a victim of Buerger's Disease, a condition which causes inflammation and thrombosis in blood vessels.
Wilkinson plays off a handicap of three, despite having had his right toe and the joint surrounding it amputated and suffering from Buerger's Disease, an inflammation of the arteries, veins and nerves in the legs which leads to restricted blood flow.
Although its cause is unknown, there is an association between Buerger's disease and tobacco use, with typical onset in male smokers 40-45 years of age.
David, 46, from Kelty, Fife, lost his left leg in 1990 from the rare Buerger's Disease.
The book performs a singular service in defining rare disorders; it also lists well-publicized diseases such as Buerger's disease, a neurological disorder related to diabetes.
RNL has completed one phase I trial for spinal cord injury, and one Phase II clinical trial for Osteoarthritis, under the KFDA in South Korea and is near to the completion of a clinical trial for Buerger's Disease trial.
Almost all patients with this disease have a history of heavy cigarette smoking, and cessation and resumption of smoking have been documented to produce remission and exacerbation of the discase [65] A case has been reported relating smokeless tobacco use to Buerger's disease as well [66] It appears that some constituent in tobacco, whether smoked or chewed, acts as a cofactor in the development of the disease.
It develops and markets autologous bone marrow-derived progenitor cells as regenerative therapeutics for cardiovascular diseases focusing on ischemic heart disease (Acute Myocardial Infarction and Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease), and Thromboangiitis Obliterans, or Buerger's Disease.