ischaemia


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Related to ischaemia: Cerebral ischaemia, Myocardial ischaemia

is·che·mi·a

(is-kē'mē-ă)
Local anemia due to mechanical obstruction (mainly arterial narrowing) of the blood supply; often marked by pain and by organ dysfunction.
Synonym(s): ischaemia.

ischaemia

Inadequate flow of blood to any part of the body. It is a serious disorder usually due to narrowing, from disease, of the supplying arteries. It accounts for a high proportion of serious ill-health in the Western World and is the basis of conditions such as ANGINA PECTORIS, CORONARY THROMBOSIS, STROKE and INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION.

ischaemia

inadequate blood flow to a region, organ or tissue; ischaemic adj . Also known as hypoperfusion.

ischaemia

local or generalized reduction in supply of oxygenated blood secondary to arterial stenosis, embolism or occlusion

ischaemia

Insufficient blood supply for the need of a part of the body, usually as a result of a disease of the blood vessels supplying that part. Note: also spelt ischemia.

is·che·mi·a

(is-kē'mē-ă)
Local loss of blood supply due to mechanical vascular obstruction.
Synonym(s): ischaemia.
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Doctors explain that faulty lifestyles and diet can cause coronary artery disease, which can progress to a point when ischaemia occurs even without any significant exertion or stress (during a state of rest).
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Our results for the first time provide evidence that NADPH oxidase-mediated HDAC4 and HDAC5 expression contributes to cerebral ischaemia injury via HMGB1 signalling pathway, suggesting that it is important to elucidate the role of individual HDACs within the brain, and the development of HDAC inhibitors with improved specificity is required to develop effective therapeutic strategies to treat stroke.
Professor Anton Valavanis gave a sparkling review of the microcirculation and collateral vascular supply of the brain that provided the framework for the subsequent talks on chronic ischaemia, cerebral haemodynamics nd the role of the many advanced imaging techniques now available to the neuroradiologist.
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He said a postmortem examination had found that Mrs Hall died from acute myocardial ischaemia, ischaemic heart disease and occlusive coronary atheroma.
Brighton and Hove Coroner Veronica Hamilton-Deeley ruled that Mr Harper Brighouse died of bowel ischaemia and a gastro-intestinal haemorrhage.
MPI is particularly valuable to confirm silent myocardial ischaemia or infarction.
Bypass versus angioplasty in severe ischaemia of the leg (BASIL): multicentre, randomised controlled trial.