oedema


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oedema

, edema
Pathol an excessive accumulation of serous fluid in the intercellular spaces of tissue
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Known aetiologies for oedema include a high salt intake (Hastings 2005), hormonal dysfunction associated with the menstrual cycle (Rosenfeld et al 2008), medications such as the oral contraceptive pill (Gorman et al 2001), allergic reactions, and infections and inflammation (McCance and Heuther 2010).
It was unclear as to why the symptoms had worsened over this period, which correlated with her GP's diagnosis of idiopathic oedema.
The decision announced today represents the first NICE recommendation for a licensed treatment for macular oedema associated with RVO and with it NICE has made available to retinal specialists and their patients an important treatment for this potentially devastating condition," said Mr.
The efficacy of OZURDEX was assessed in two 6-month, prospective, double-masked, parallel-group studies in which 1267 patients with macular oedema due to either branch or central retinal vein occlusion (BRVO or CRVO) were randomised to receive either OZURDEX or a sham (placebo) procedure.
2,3) This oedema decreases as the endothelium adapts to the hypoxic environment.
Oedema is facilitated by two biological processes (8); filtration is the movement of fluid out of the capillary and, reabsorption is the movement of fluid back into the distal end of the capillary and small venules.
Kajekar R, Gupta P, Shepperson NB, Brain SD (1995) Effect of a 5-HT1 receptor antagonist, CP-122,288, on oedema formation induced by stimulation of the rat saphenous nerve.
GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists new report, Macular Oedema - Drug Pipeline Analysis and Market Forecasts to 2016 is an essential source of information and analysis on the global macular oedema market.
Significant hypoalbuminaemia was present in many of their patients, yet oedema was detected infrequently and generally had an easily identifiable cause not related to low albumin levels.
A chest X-ray showed infiltrative shadows in both lung fields compatible with pulmonary oedema.
As presented at the conference on 31 August, Desmoteplase showed less brain oedema and less inflammation than rt-PA when investigated up to ten days after induction of experimental haemorrhage.
An attempt was made to correlate causes of salt and water imbalance with the clinical assessment of volume status, oedema formation, nutritional state and serum albumin levels.