heterotopic


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heterotopic

[¦hed·ə·rō¦täp·ik]
(biology)
Pertaining to transplantation of tissue from one site to another on the same organism.
(medicine)
Occurring in an abnormal anatomic location.
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The patient was discharged on indomethacin 25 mg orally three times daily for 6 weeks as prophylaxis against heterotopic ossification.
Thus, the aim of the current study was to evaluate the effect of LDE-MTX on coronary stenosis and inflammatory process using the experimental model of cholesterol-fed rabbits submitted to heterotopic heart transplantation.
Heterotopic pregnancy is diagnosed as the presence of simultaneous gestations at two or more implantation sites.
The main aim of the article is to spatialise the above ART conceptual lens by mapping the restorative principles of ART, with a dynamic and critical interpretation of Foucault's (1984) heterotopic spatial principles, i.
The heterotopic tissue was isointense with gray matter on all magnetic resonance pulse sequences.
Jeremiah seeks to invite heterotopic spaces among his fellow Jewish exiles and their Babylonian neighbours as a means of compensation, resistance, and transformation.
Heterotopic tissue cannot always be seen on a CT scan, (8) so it is since the regular use of MRI scans--which can more accurately discriminate between grey and white matter (4)--that GMH is being reported much more frequently than had been expected, (6,8) both as an incidental finding and in symptomatic patients.
Risks of the Prestige LP Disc include, but are not limited to: development of new nerve or spinal cord compression or pain; allergic reaction to implanted material; or bone formation (including heterotopic ossification) that may reduce spinal motion or result in a fusion, either at the treated or at adjacent levels.
A choristoma is a mass consisting of normal tissue in a heterotopic location.
Doctors believe she had a heterotopic pregnancy, where one tot is outside the uterus and the other within.
Additionally, if the patient presents with pain, diagnoses such as ectopic pregnancy, heterotopic pregnancy, degenerating fibroid, and torsion should also be considered.
Abstract: Heterotopic ossification is the process of pathologic bone formation in soft tissue structures that usually do not form bone.