end organ


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end organ

[′end ‚ȯr·gən]
(neuroscience)
The expanded termination of a nerve fiber in muscle, skin, mucous membrane, or other structure.
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Hemodynamically unstable patients and patients with end organ damage or neurological deficits should be treated with definitive therapy which includes hyperbaric oxygen [12], withdrawal of air from the right atrium, or cardiac massage [13].
This Clinical Inquiry helps my decision about initiating treatment, as the benefits from treatment do not outweigh the risks to mother and fetus unless the maternal blood pressure is moderately high, and the recommended thresholds for treatment are rather high for women with no end organ damage.
IS THERE EVIDENCE OF END ORGAN DAMAGE AS A RESULT OF CHRONIC ETHANOL INTAKE?
Beijing, Mar 24( ANI ): China plans to end organ harvesting of death-row inmates to overhaul a transplant system that has relied on prisoners and organ traffickers to serve ailing people in need of transplants.
Preeclampsia was defined as maternal blood pressure greater than 140/90 after 20 weeks' gestation, accompanied by proteinuria or other end organ abnormalities.
DETROIT -- African Americans tend to have blunting of the nocturnal decline in blood pressure that is seen in whites, a pattern that helps explain African Americans' in creased cardiovascular burden and risk for severe end organ damage, Dr.
And then we 'dose-adjust' on the basis of old age or frailty with the assumption that they may have an end organ or bone marrow that is more sensitive to our drug," he said.
In addition to maintaining tight control over blood glucose levels, SIA-II was shown to prevent end organ damage, and no episodes of hypoglycemia were observed.
The differences in cochlear kinetics and cellular uptake that we found in the hearing end organ are sufficient to explain the difference in ototoxicity (drug-induced hearing damage) between cisplatin and oxaliplatin," the authors conclude.
Treatment of chronic hypertension in pregnancy does not appear to prevent preeclampsia, but it can prevent end organ damage and should be considered in patients with a diastolic blood pressure greater than 100 mm Hg, according to Dr.
For example, chronic liver disease from hepatitis infection or alcohol damage; lung damage from smoking or from unknown causes (idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis); and kidney damage or failure secondary to diabetes or following transplantation, represent different routes to common end organ damage and ultimately failure.
The SDF-1 repair pathway is conserved in most end organ systems, including the heart, peripheral vasculature, kidney, skin, liver and eye.