CPPD


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CPPD

CPPD

abbreviation for calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate. See chondrocalcinosis.

CPPD

calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate.

CPPD

abbrev. for calcium pysophosphate dihydrate, the crystalline substance deposited in cartilage and causing PSEUDOGOUT.
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An acute episode of CPPD disease may occur spontaneously or develop after trauma, surgery or a severe medical illness, similar to an attack of gout.
The diagnosis of CPPD was confirmed and he was advised to take an antiinflammatory if symptoms recurred and booked for further follow-up in six months.
CPPD crystals were first identified in 1961 in the synovial fluid of patients with gout-like symptoms without sodium urate crystals, which were described by McCarty as CPDD [4].
Segundo, en el caso de la CPPD, a partir de 1993 la brecha fluctuo entre 2,2 y 1,5 puntos, que es relativamente baja.
La incidencia de CPPD luego de anestesia raquidea (CPPDAR) en nuestro estudio fue de 1,2% (22 pacientes), de las cuales 19 (86%) se trataron con analgesicos y solo 3 pacientes (14%) desarrollaron cefalea refractaria a tratamiento clinico, luego de lo cual se sometieron a terapia de parche hematico.
El principal partido de este sector, el PDC, logro reconstituirse desde fines de los anos 1970, pasando a liderar la lucha por la recuperacion democratica y la conformacion de la CPPD.
Other diseases, such as hemochromatosis and hypomagnesaemia, have an associated component with CPPD deposition.
If there was a single focusing event for the CPP Disability amendment in Bill C-36, it was the recommendation from the standing committee, in June 2003, that the federal government return to the pre-1998 method of calculating CPPD benefits of two of the past three years or five of the past ten years, as previously done (Canada, Parliament, House of Commons, Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities 2003).
48) Intra-cartilaginous hyperechoic enhancement correlated with CPPD crystal-proven arthropathy with a sensitivity of 69% and specificity of 98% in a recent knee study.
EPA CPPD oversees a voluntary partnership program created to promote energy efficiency in products, homes and buildings to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
The key enabler throughout is 3D geometry and we think it's a world first to be using this to drive the bill of materials," says Matt Coleman, mechanical engineering manager and the "process owner" of the CPPD collaborative product and process development of new engines at the Peterborough site.
Tier Four is tough, says Matt Coleman, mechanical engineering manager and "process owner" for the CPPD collaborative product and process development of the new engines.