functional disorder


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functional disorder

[¦fəŋk·shən·əl dis′ȯrd·ər]
(medicine)
A disorder in which the performance of an organ or organ system is abnormal, but not as a result of known changes in structure.
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CureMito is a non-profit 501c3 charity composed of a partnership between the families of children with mitochondrial functional disorders and the business community.
Relamorelin has completed a Phase 2 trial in diabetic gastroparesis and a Phase 2a study in chronic constipation, and additional Phase 2 trials are under way in lower GI functional disorders and diabetic gastroparesis.
Increasingly, younger physicians are embracing the concept of a link between the mind and the body in functional disorders.
Elekta AB, headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, offers clinical solutions and services for the radiation treatment of cancer and the minimally-invasive treatment of brain disorders, including tumours, vascular disorders and functional disorders such as facial pain, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease.
The study could mean use of cerebral stimulation to treat functional disorders of the brain.
Later chapters outline techniques for radiosurgery of brain tumors, cerebral vascular malformations, functional disorders, interstitial brachytherapy and intercavity treatment, ocular disorders, and spinal neoplasms.
As an expert in functional disorders of the cingulate gyrus, I was surprised to find the whole area activated in some scans.
When complemented with MRI, MEG increases the ability to understand brain activity and improve treatment of functional disorders particularly, epilepsy.
The 9 sections consider congenital and developmental cerebral disorders, spinal disorders, neoplasms, trauma, cerebrovascular disease, functional disorders, infectious disorders, and neuroanesthesia.
These include acute organic conditions, such as infection, pain (both acute and chronic); chronic organic conditions such as neoplasms, seizure disorders; chronic degenerative disorders such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, and other dementias, as well as the range of functional disorders classified as mental illnesses: schizophrenia, affective and anxiety spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), sleep disorders and addictions.
We've had the opportunity to help a substantial number of patients who desire or require an alternative to surgery or conventional radiation therapy for brain tumors and functional disorders of the brain.

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