compensatory hypertrophy


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compensatory hypertrophy

[kəm′pen·sə‚tȯr·ē hī′pər·trə·fē]
(medicine)
An increase in the size of an organ following injury or removal of the opposite paired organ or of part of the same organ.
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Cardiac endothelin-1 plays a critical role in the functional deterioration of left ventricles during the transition from compensatory hypertrophy to congestive heart failure in salt-sensitive hypertensive rats.
Confirmation of "simple" MCKD warrants a repeat renal ultrasound at 12 to 24 months to confirm compensatory hypertrophy.
The diminished functioning renal mass due to URA may lead to compensatory hypertrophy and hyper filtration nephropathy (1-3).
Over time, a single good kidney undergoes compensatory hypertrophy.
of Cases Salvaged Cases Male 12 4 Female 12 3 Table 5: Compensatory Hypertrophy and Salvageability Category No.
The right ventricle handles more blood when there is left side obstruction and compensatory hypertrophy will take place and this will result in features of right ventricle hypertrophy in ECG.
Incidentally, computed tomography (CT) demonstrated the absence of the left thyroid lobe with a compensatory hypertrophy of the right lobe as a prominent isthmus (figure 1).

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