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Aortic stenosis

... Flutter Atrial Septal Defect s Atrioventricular block ( Heart block ) Auricular Flutter ( Atrial Flutter ) AV block ( ...

Arteriosclerosis

... Flutter Atrial Septal Defect s Atrioventricular block ( Heart block ) Auricular Flutter ( Atrial Flutter ) AV block ( ...

Atrial fibrillation

... Flutter Atrial Septal Defect s Atrioventricular block ( Heart block ) Auricular Flutter ( Atrial Flutter ) AV block ( ...

Atrial septal defect

... ... Atrial Septal Defect s Atrioventricular block ( Heart block ) Auricular Flutter ( Atrial Flutter ) AV block ( ...

Atrial flutter

... Flutter Atrial Septal Defect s Atrioventricular block ( Heart block ) Auricular Flutter ( Atrial Flutter ) AV block ( ...

Bradycardia

... Bradycardia (Slow Heart beat) Bundle Branch block ( Heart block ) CAD ( Coronary Heart Disease ) Cardiac Conduction Defect ( Heart block ) Cardiac Tamponade Cardiogenic Shock CHD ( ...

Fibrillation

... Flutter Atrial Septal Defect s Atrioventricular block ( Heart block ) Auricular Flutter ( Atrial Flutter ) AV block ( ...

Heart block

... heart block A condition in which electrical impulses aren't ... the lower chambers. heart failure ... Heart block - In this condition, signals from the sinus ... the following conditions: ... Complete heart block is present in about one in 22,000 birth s and ...

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

... (NSAIDs) and COX-2 inhibitors (coxibs) both block cyclooxygenase (COX) enzyme s. NSAIDs block COX-1 and 2, and coxibs selectively block COX-2. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs . ...

Pericarditis

... Bradycardia (Slow Heart beat) Bundle Branch block ( Heart block ) CAD ( Coronary Heart Disease ) Cardiac Conduction Defect ( Heart block ) Cardiac Tamponade Cardiogenic Shock CHD ( ...

Sick sinus syndrome

... evaluation. Sick Sinus Syndrome Sinoatrial block ( Heart block ) Supra ventricular Tachycardia ( Paroxysm al ... ventricular Tachycardia ) Third-Degree Heart block ( ...

Adhesion

... which form between loops of the small bowel . These adhesion s may block the flow of intestinal contents and produce vomiting , cramp y ... hernia , tumor , adhesion s, or similar conditions that can physically block the intestine s) ... If you are able to reach orgasm through ...

Aging

... line the airway an increase in the amount of mucus produced, which can block the airway s ... Magnetic resonance im aging can be performed on any ... a goal. Sometimes an injection of something to numb the area is given to block the pain . Often this takes three to five shots over the course of a week ...

Androgen

... Androgen suppression: Treatment designed to suppress or block the production of male hormone s. Androgen suppression can be achieved ... of red blood cells. androgen ablation Treatment to suppress or block the production of male hormone s. Androgen suppression is achieved by ...

Compartment syndrome

... Insensitivity Syndrome ( Testicular Feminization ) Complete Heart block ( Heart block ) Complex Partial Seizure Compress ion Fractures of the Back ...

Coma

... Insensitivity Syndrome ( Testicular Feminization ) Complete Heart block ( Heart block ) ... Overdose results in coma and eventually death . 2. Nonopioid ...

Embolism

... the body. The embolism can lodge in an artery at the new location and block the flow of blood there. Gas embolism may occur with decompression ... Embolism , Renal Artery Aneurysm ... embolism (EM-bul-izm) A block in an artery caused by blood clots or other substances, such as fat ...

Intestinal obstruction

... Intoxication with Barbiturates (Barbiturate Intoxication ) Intra atrial block ( Heart block ) Intra cerebral Hemorrhage Intra cranial Hemorrhage ( Intra ...

Interstitial cystitis

... Intoxication with Barbiturates (Barbiturate Intoxication ) Intra atrial block ( Heart block ) Intra cerebral Hemorrhage ... ...

Lipstick

... : What to Expect at the Emergency Room Lipstick - ... Apply a sun block lipstick that has an SPF of at least 15 to protect your lips. Do not use ... the day. Avoid a flavored lip balm. Wear scarves or jackets that block the wind from getting to your lips. Use a humidifier to moisturize ...

Myocardial Infarction

... of blood flow to a part of the heart . Myocardial infarction A block in the blood supply to the heart , resulting in what is commonly called ... Format ... Deposits of plaque inside them can slow or even totally block the blood supply, to cause angina or a myocardial infarction , a ...

Nerve

... pain " nerve fibres it may be possible to send signals to the brain that block other nerve signals carrying pain messages. Only the non- pain ... and electrical changes in the cells that make up the nerve s. nerve block ... Nerve fiber s, leading into, and out of, the hippocampus in the ...

Peritoneum

... of the Peritoneum ( Peritonitis ) Influenza ( Flu ) Infranodal block ( Heart block ) Ingrown Toenail (Toenail Conditions) Ingrown Toenail Inguinal ...

Rapid heartbeat

... Pleurisy . Fast Heart beat ( Rapid Heartbeat ) First -Degree Heart block ( Heart block ) GAS Infection (Group A Streptococcal Infections ) Group A ...

Skin Diseases

... disorders such as Guillain-Barre syndrome skin diseases that block sweat glands congenital disorders including as ectodermal dysplasia ... disorders such as Guillain-Barre syndrome Skin diseases that block sweat glands Congenital disorders including as ectodermal dysplasia ...

Acute cholecystitis

... Gastroenteritis ) Acute Glaucoma ( Glaucoma ) ... Nausea with vomiting and a fever may signal acute cholecystitis . Gallstones that block the common bile duct also can cause yellowing ( jaundice ) of the skin and the white part of the eyes , dark urine , and light-colored ...

Adenocarcinoma

... common type of small intestine cancer . Most of these tumor s occur in the part of the small intestine near the stomach . They may grow and block the intestine . Adenocarcinoma : These cancer s form from cells that make up glands . Glands are specialized structures that produce and ...

Anesthesia

... Reaction to anesthesia Excessive loss of blood Infection Additional risks specific to this surgery include the following: ... Digit al block anesthesia is used when reducing dislocation s, making the procedure less uncomfortable. Your doctor will apply gentle pressure and traction to ...

Anesthesiology

... Orthopedic and general surgery Pathology Radiology Certification Requirements ... Anesthesiology -- general anesthesia or spinal block for surgeries and some forms of pain control Cardiology -- heart disorders Dermatology -- skin disorders Endocrinology -- hormonal and ...

Anesthetic

... and general anesthetic s expedited the escape of babies from their mothers’ wombs? Your doctor will numb the area with an anesthetic block and explore the wound for injuries of the joint , tendon , and nerve s. Medical intervention varies depending on the type of injury and the ...

Anoscopy

... First , a digital rectal exam ination is performed. The doctor inserts a lubricated, gloved finger into the rectum to determine if anything will block the insertion of the anoscope. You may have a procedure called an anoscopy to confirm the diagnosis . For this procedure your provider uses an ...

Arrhythmia

... When pericarditis accompanies myocarditis , other arrhythmia s may be present, such as supra ventricular tachycardia (SVT) or complete heart block . Cardiac tamponade ... Arrhythmia s from heart inflammation ( myocarditis ) Heart failure Encephalitis Pneumonia ... ...

Arterial embolism

... a clot that travels from the site where it formed to another location in the body. The embolism can lodge in an artery at the new location and block the flow of blood there. Arterial embolism A blood clot arising from another location that blocks an artery . Buerger's disease ... ...

Arrhythmias

... . When pericarditis accompanies myocarditis , other arrhythmias may be present, such as supra ventricular tachycardia (SVT) or complete heart block . Cardiac tamponade ... Arrhythmias can cause problems with contraction s of the heart chambers by: ... Arrhythmias from heart ...

Artery

... artery embolization (UAE) procedure A possible alternative to hysterectomy and myomectomy , uterine artery embolization is performed to block the blood flow of the vessels feeding a uterine fibroid . Coronary artery bypass surgery is an effective treatment for angina , and ...

Axilla

... node tumor involvement following surgery . Surgery for this condition can usually be performed on an outpatient basis, using an axilla ry block or general anesthesia . The temperature obtained in this way called axilla ry temperature in doctor language is consistently 1.5 degrees ...

Beta

... International ] [ Search ] [ Ask the Doctor Forums ] The medical glossary has been made possible by a generous donation from: ... Beta -blockers block the effects of certain hormone s ( catecholamines ) on the heart . This helps slow the heart rate by blocking the number of electrical impulses ...

Blood clots

... the sclerosing solution Obstruction of blood flow caused by the sclerosing agent ... Blood clots can form in the ballooned area and possibly block blood flow through the coronary artery . When this happens, the heart muscle will no longer receive an adequate supply of oxygen -rich blood ...

Burn

... ointment Aloe Vesta perineal foam Aloe Vesta perineal solution Aloe Vesta perineal solution II ... lipodystrophy; partial heart block ; partial hysterectomy ; partial ileal bypass; partial ism; partial ist; partial lipo atrophy ; partial pressure; partial pressures; ...

Carcinogen

... same family may result from shared exposure to an environmental carcinogen or from similar diet or lifestyle factors. Diet . These may help block the effects of carcinogen s in smoke, suppress tumor growth, and inhibit growth-promoting steroid hormone s. Flavonoids . Major sources are ...
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