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cardia

[′kärd·ē·ə]
(anatomy)
The orifice where the esophagus enters the stomach.
The large, blind diverticulum of the stomach adjoining the orifice.
(invertebrate zoology)
Anterior enlargement of the ventriculus in some insects.
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Cardial is a subsidiary of BD (Becton, Dickinson and company).
Peroral endoscopic cardial constriction (PECC) in gastroesophageal reflux disease (in Chinese).
ECG-specific abnormalities such as, delayed conduction and/or T or ST alterations were observed in 14.3% of the patients, suggesting that the electrophysiology of cardial myocites can be altered before myocytolysis occurs (12).
But her world was ripped apart when she suddenly suffered a heart attack and was diagnosed with an extremely rare condition called spontaneous cardial artery dissection.
Effect of acute hyperglycemia on the ischemic preconditioning effect the prodromal angina pectoris in patients with a first anterior wall acute myocardial infarction Am j cardial 2003; 92:288-291.
Cardial hiatal hernia does not adversely impact on the adjacent organs, does not make them infringed and does not create the clinical motivation to fix it.
Coronary Stenting in symptomatic myocardial bridging: Case Report and review of literature, Pak J Cardial Jan - Apr 2004; 15 (1) 44-9.
The microvascular complica- tions include retinopathy, nephropathy, and neur- opathy (both distal polyneuropathy and autonomic neuropathy),1 while the macrovascular com- plications of diabetes include angina, myo- cardial infarction, transient ischemic attack, and stroke.6