physiopathology


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path·o·log·ic phys·i·ol·o·gy

that part of the science of disease concerned with disordered function, as distinguished from anatomic lesions.
Synonym(s): physiopathology

physiopathology

(fĭz′ē-ō-pə-thŏl′ə-jē)
phys′i·o·path′o·log′ic (-păth′ə-lŏj′ĭk), phys′i·o·path′o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
phys′i·o·pa·thol′o·gist n.
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In conclusion, the results of the SIAARTI OSAKA survey showed that Italian anaesthetists lack of knowledge about OSA physiopathology and its treatment, revealing the need for an update of teaching initiatives in medical schools, residency training programs and national health care policies to increase awareness of this disease and to implement a wide-scale strategy to improve patient safety and associated costs.
In 2009, a study conducted by the Laboratory for Physiopathology of Diseases of the Central Nervous System found that injections of THC into test animals helped eliminate their dependence on opiates.
Endometriosis is a complex pathology with various presentations affecting 10-15% of women of reproductive age and its physiopathology is still unclear.
A few hypotheses have proposed an immunological basis to explain the physiopathology of pseudoseptic arthritis.
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In the same way in [13] A study was carried out on organophosphate poisoning, where identified the most commonly used pesticides, its category of toxicology, its lethal dose and maximum dose allowed and their behavior from epidemiology to its physiopathology, in addition to the different health effects that are presented.
The central physiopathology of posttraumatic states is a failure of the capacity to downregulate defensive responses.
Several questions associated with this abnormality are based on the difficulty to understand the physiopathology behind the structural changes of the TM leading to diffuse or localized atrophy, progressive retractions and, eventually, loss of self-cleaning properties with cholesteatoma formation.
A higher expression of [alpha]-synuclein in the substantia nigra compared with control samples (16% vs 0%) even in asymptomatic patients was found, suggesting a relation between these neurotoxic mechanisms and the physiopathology of PD and other neurodegenerative diseases.
5,6) Despite of the increasing number of research about this topic, there is no clear evidence indicating that RA per se might be a direct cause of HI since the physiopathology remains unclear.
Objective: The complex physiopathology of human chronic diseases includes networks robustness, feedback loops, and cross-talks, which may induce limited efficacy, resistance, and/or excessive toxicity of an individual drug.