Ambulatory blood pressure
... Ambulatory blood
pressure monitoring measures blood
pressure at regular intervals throughout the day ...
pressure monitoring ...
... the first to describe the circulation of the blood
through arteries. The circulation of blood
depends on the contraction of the heart . When ... O'Rourke MF. Vascular impedance. In: McDonald's blood
Flow in Arteries: Theoretical, Experimental and ...
... protein that transports iron through the blood
Atransferrinemia is characterized by anemia ... typically microcytic and hypochromic (the red blood
cells are abnormally small and pale). ... characterization of a case of atransferrinemia". blood
96 (13): 4071-4. PMID 11110675 .
... The preparation process clears the donor fat of blood
, pain killers and other unwanted ingredients ... better chance for the fat cells to find a nearby blood
supply. Because some fat is always absorbed, most ... perish because that many fat cells can’t find a blood
supply. Most surgeons who perform the task say ...
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy
... affected area creates neo-vascularization (new blood
flow) into the area. It is this new blood
flow that promotes tissue healing. The second ... and people on medication that interferes with blood
clotting such as coumadin and prophylactic ...
... below ). A hematopathologist looks at peripheral blood
smears , bone marrow aspirates and biopsies , ...  Leukemias are mainly bone marrow and blood
based and can be subclassified as chronic ... is the proliferation of too many mature blood
cells , and is called that because it is a ...
... trauma , infection , poisoning , loss of blood
flow , autoimmunity , inherited or acquired ... heart in response to increased resistance to blood
flow as a result of narrowing of the heart's ... proliferation of connective tissue cells and blood
vessel -forming cells as a result of hormonal ...
Under the effects of the earth's gravity , blood
and other body fluids are pulled towards the ... away or reduced during space exploration, the blood
tends to collect in the upper body instead, ... unwelcome side effects. Upon return to earth, the blood
begins to pool in the lower extremities again, ...
Artificial induction of immunity
... . This was first performed (and is still sometimes performed) by taking blood
from a subject who is already immune, isolating the fraction of the blood
which contains antibodies (known as the serum ), and injecting this serum ...
European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
... (self administered or interview based), seven-day food diaries, blood
samples and anthropometric measurements, such as body mass index and ... to be made between particular diets and cancers. The analysis of stored blood
samples should also allow dissection of genetic factors involved in ...
... study of:
Vital signs including height, weight, body temperature, blood
pressure , pulse , respiration rate, hemoglobin oxygen saturation
... eye , ear , nose , and throat (HEENT)
Cardiovascular ( heart and blood
Respiratory (large airways and lungs )
Abdomen and ...
... molecular information -biological specimens derived from tissue, cells, or blood
provided on the basis of informed donor consent and suitably annotated. ... GastroIntestinal Stromal Tumours a solid malignancy never associated with blood
bourne cancer are also treated with this drug. It works by killing ...
... associated with a 4 percent or greater continuous desaturation in blood
oxygen percentage (measured with a pulse oximeter probe (POX) usually placed on the finger, which measures blood
oxygen content by reflecting light from the bloodstream).
If a patient ...
Sexual orientation and medicine
... its policy prohibiting men who have sex with men (MSM) from donating blood
despite recommendations from the American Red Cross , and the American Association of blood
Homosexuality and science
... asthma, and diabetes. All staff will be cross trained, as nurses monitor blood
pressures and weights for home health clients, uterine activity for high ... home health assessment will include heart, lung, and bowel sounds, blood
pressure and pulse readings, gait, neuro exams and mood assessment.
Ultrasound-enhanced systemic thrombolysis
... (transcranial doppler ultrasonography ) to treat stroke-causing blood
clots. It is thought that transcranial doppler ultrasonography aimed at residual obstructive intracranial blood
flow may help expose thrombi to tissue plasminogen activator .
... to occur. If the victim does not die from opportunistic infections, then it will die either from the brain over-capacitating or an overflow of red blood
cells, which eventually clog.
... Often, beginning to end takes three years .  A single body lifting operation can require seven to 10 hours under general anesthesia , blood
transfusions and often, another surgeon to assist. Plastic surgeons advise patients that body shaping is not an obesity operation. A patient who is ...
Lymphatic system • Inflammation • Complement system ( Classical , Alternative , Lectin , Anaphylatoxins ) • Cytokines • White blood
cells • Antibody ( Monoclonal antibodies , Autoantibody ) • Antigen • APC • MHC
Immunity • Autoimmunity • Tolerance ( Central ) ...
Family history (medicine)
... In medicine , a family history consists of information about disorders that a patient's direct blood
relatives have suffered from. Genealogy typically includes very little of the medical history of the family , but the medical history could be ...
Positive predictive value
... True Negative
→ Negative predictive value
A worked example
the Fecal occult blood
(FOB) screen test is used in 203 people to look for bowel cancer:
Patients with bowel cancer
(as confirmed on endoscopy )
... termed tomoencephalography.
Still in the same period, Carrillo attained valuable results investigating the brain herniations protruding into blood
cysterns (cysternal herniations) and the syndromes occurring after a closed brain traumatism or contussion (postcommotional syndromes); he ...
... In medicine , stasis means the state in which the normal flow of a body liquid stops, for example the flow of blood
through vessels or of intestinal contents through the digestive tract .
... heart disease" is the endpoint of interest, but "cholesterol" is the surrogate marker.
Examples of other surrogate markers include:
cells are a surrogate marker for organ failure or stroke in
the S-phase duration, may be used as a surrogate marker for breast ...