Prolongation


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Prolongation

 

(1) An extension of a contract beyond the effective period specified when the contract was concluded.

(2) An extension of the repayment period on loans issued to enterprises and organizations by the State Bank of the USSR.

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In a series of in vivo experiments, MSP-2017 exhibited prolongation of the PR interval as measured by ECG.
Macrolides or nonrnacrolides such as fluoroquinolones are among alternatives to azithromycin, but there is no easy answer as to which antibiotic to use in at-risk patients since these agents carry their own increased risk for QT prolongation, the FDA noted.
There were no apparent associations of baseline well-water arsenic or urinary arsenic with PR or QRS prolongation in women or men.
FDA drug safety communication: New information regarding QT prolongation with ondansetron (Zofran).
Their analysis confirmed the association of a slight but significant QT prolongation with higher doses of citalopram, along with the known associations with methadone and with the older antidepressant amitriptyline.
After intake of excessive vitamin K antagonists like warfarin, aPTT prolongation occurs with a concomitant markedly prolonged PT.
In a MedWatch alert issued in August 2011, the agency recommended that citalopram no longer be used at doses greater than 40 mg a day because of the potential for prolongation of the QT interval, which can lead to torsades de pointes, a potentially fatal cardiac arrhythmia.
Prolongation of the QT interval is a rarely seen side effect of moxifloxacin, and in severe cases it may trigger fatal arrhythmias such as Torsades de Pointes (TdP) (1,2).
The prolongation of the de facto division of Cyprus is in the interest of Turkey and not of the people of Cyprus, Government Spokesman Stephanos Stephanou said Monday.
were secondary to heart failure, which is known to induce QT prolongation most likely through upregulation of KCNE1 (5).
The parliament, where President Hosni Mubarak's ruling party has the vast majority, is expected to approve the prolongation of the controversial law.