hepatization


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hepatization

[‚hep·əd·ə′zā·shən]
(pathology)
The conversion of tissue into a liverlike substance, as of the lungs during the exudative stage of pneumonia.
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The jugular cannulation in both cases was performed as the first step before sternotomy percutaneously under 1 mg/kg intravenous hepatization with a 20 Fr femoral artery cannula (Edwards Lifesciences, FemFlex II, Irvine, CA, USA).
Histopathological examination showed gray hepatization in lungs (Fig.
Basic Reactions of the Body to Irritation" According to Horner's (4) A Treatise on Pathological Anatomy Reactions Variants Inflammation Acute or phlegmasia, chronic (tubercle, ossification, delitescence), resolution, abscess, ulceration, induration (scirrhus), gangrene, sub-inflammation, cancer, pseudo-membranes, erythemoid, mollescence, fungiform or granulated, follicular or pustular, hepatization Hemorrhage None described Nervous No findings Secretory None described Nutritive Obesity, hypertrophy Tissue transformation Into fibrous, cartilaginous, bony, etc Nonclassified Melanosis, engorgement, hypertrophy, atrophy, morbid degeneration, dilatation, polyp