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ileus

[′il·ē·əs]
(medicine)
Acute intestinal obstruction of neurogenic origin.
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Jun Hwan Cho, M.D., from the Seoul National University College of Medicine in South Korea, and colleagues examined the correlation between obesity type and obstructive CAD among 659 postmenopausal women older than 55 years with chest pain undergoing elective invasive coronary angiography for suspicion of CAD.
As part of the latest study, researchers recommend that when someone is depressed and is constantly having suicidal thoughts or their depression treatment doesn't seem to be working, their caregivers might want to check to see if they have obstructive sleep apnea.
Mene Pangalos, Executive Vice President, BioPharmaceuticals R&D, said: "Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease affects more than five million people in Japan, and Breztri Aerosphere offers these patients a new, powerful triple-combination therapy in a pressurised metered-dose inhaler.
Lack of good sleep due to obstructive sleep apnea may be a gateway to kidney disease and resistant hypertension, a new study suggests.
THE FOOD AND DRUG Admin istration has approved solriamfetol (Sunosi) for the treatment of excessive daytime sleepiness in patients with narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea.
Pause in breathing during sleep or better known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is one of the disorders that greatly disrupt the quality of life of many people.
Objective: To find the association of dyspnea and disease severity with anthropometric indicators of malnutrition among chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients.
Single lesions causing obstructive hydrocephalus are amenable to surgical resection, but in the setting of multiple lesions and communicating hydrocephalus from leptomeningeal disease, the approach to treatment is much less defined.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a chronic disorder of multifactorial origin with age, gender and body mass index having been identified as some of the predisposing factors.
I read the article entitled "Screening commercial drivers for obstructive sleep apnea: Validation of STOP-Bang questionnaire" by Popevic et al., published in the "International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health" in 2017 [I].
A new study suggests that long-term exposure to secondhand smoke during childhood increases the risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) death in adulthood.