iatrogenic


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iatrogenic

[ī‚a·trə′jen·ik]
(medicine)
Pertaining to an abnormal state or condition produced by a physician in a patient by inadvertent or incorrect treatment.
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We initially thought the AKI had been caused by fluid shifts during the prolonged surgery and that iatrogenic hypoparathyroidism had caused the hypocalcemia.
That the employment picture is not worse may owe much to the end of an iatrogenic policy.
Four iatrogenic bladder injuries occurred related to secondary trocar insertion (0.
We also reviewed the literature on the incidence of splenic injury, iatrogenic splenectomy, and splenic salvage during left nephrectomy.
Multiple case reports of iatrogenic meningitis associated with nonuse of face masks prompted a review of the evidence by the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee, which advises US Health and Human Services.
Traction is one of the most common mechanisms associated with traumatic and iatrogenic nerve injuries.
But what are possible iatrogenic effects of this early treatment?
Treatment of iatrogenic femoral arterial pseudoaneurysms: comparison of US-guided thrombin injection with compression repair.
Following the patient ultrasonographically for at least two months may be an option in the treatment of an iatrogenic radial AVF.
From 2005 to 2010, eighteen patients underwent twenty TCE procedures for iatrogenic renal injury at our institution.
1) In contrast to this, splenosis is an acquired condition whereby splenic trauma or iatrogenic rupture can result in the autoplastic transplantation and implantation of splenic pulp throughout the containing cavity (2).
Iatrogenic injury to the vertebral artery can occur under other circumstances, including cervical spine surgery, chiropractic manipulation, diagnostic cerebral angiography, percutaneous nerve block, and radiation therapy (12); therefore, with this patient's history of recent spine surgery, special consideration was also given to possible vertebral artery injury secondary to the operative procedure.