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obstruction

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(medicine)
Occlusion or stenosis of hollow viscera, ducts, and vessels.
(navigation)
Anything that hinders or prevents movement, particularly anything that endangers or prevents passage of a vessel or aircraft; usually refers to an isolated danger to navigation, such as a submerged rock or pinnacle in the case of marine navigation, and a tower, tall building, mountain peak, and so forth, in the case of air navigation.
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obstruction

obstruction
Obstructions are marked by orange and white colours as well as by lights.
An existing object, object of natural growth, or terrain that is hazardous to an aircraft if the obstruction is on or near the runway or in the flight path. For purposes of certification, an object becomes an obstruction if its height is 35 ft (10.7 m) or 50 ft (15 m).
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Aortic valvotomy can greatly reduce the left ventricular outflow obstruction in such patients, but the majority eventually need reoperation.
The murmur is the result of ventricular outflow obstruction as the anterior mitral leaflet moves toward the ventricular septum in systole.
Echocardiography identified myocardial hypertrophy, normal left ventricular ejection fraction, but severe left ventricular outflow obstruction and mild diastolic dysfunction.
Echocardiographic assessment was done by the same pediatric cardiologist and tricuspid regurgitation gradient of 30 mmHg was considered as upper limit of normal as it was known to reflect pulmonary pressure in the absence of ventricular outflow obstruction. Other abnormal findings were also recorded.
Tetracyclines were associated with a variety of heart defects plus left ventricular outflow obstruction defects, septal heart defects, and oral clefts.

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