compensatory hypertrophy


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compensatory hypertrophy

[kəm′pen·sə‚tȯr·ē hī′pər·trə·fē]
(medicine)
An increase in the size of an organ following injury or removal of the opposite paired organ or of part of the same organ.
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Cardiac endothelin-1 plays a critical role in the functional deterioration of left ventricles during the transition from compensatory hypertrophy to congestive heart failure in salt-sensitive hypertensive rats.
In the chronic hypertension the arteriolar narrowing is commonly seen and it conduces to compensatory hypertrophy and hyperplasia of vascular smooth muscle.
US scan showed a compensatory hypertrophy in the area of muscle insertion due to the increase in masseter muscle size and tension.
Contrast CT of the pelvis and abdomen showed absence of uterus, hypoplastic vagina, absence of left kidney with compensatory hypertrophy of right remaining kidney (Figure 3, 4 and 5).
Only the head and uncinate process comprised the entire pancreas, which were normal in size and consistency with no evidence of any compensatory hypertrophy, enlargement or findings suggestive of acute or chronic pancreatitis.
The diminished functioning renal mass due to URA may lead to compensatory hypertrophy and hyper filtration nephropathy (1-3).
Over time, a single good kidney undergoes compensatory hypertrophy. "During the first couple of weeks of life, you want to get a creatinine [level].
of Cases Salvaged Cases Male 12 4 Female 12 3 Table 5: Compensatory Hypertrophy and Salvageability Category No.

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