relative contraindication


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relative contraindication

A contraindication that applies in all but a few unusual or extreme mitigating circumstances.
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Many PT studies excluded obese patients (5,13), some considered obesity as a relative contraindication to the performance of the procedure (2,4,5).
In a subgroup analysis of 87 patients who received a Novacor left ventricular assist system (LVAS) when they were clinically ineligible for a heart transplant because of a relative contraindication, about two-thirds subsequently improved sufficiently on the device to become eligible for listing and went on to receive a transplanted heart, James B.
Unfortunately, many review articles and guidelines often list asthma and COPD as relative contraindications to using [beta]-blockers.
Patients with the following relative contraindications may not be suitable for treatment, but can still attend for the initial consultation.
There are also relative contraindications for people with chronic conditions such as diabetes, essential hypertension, hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol).
Therapeutic indications are those that have documented venous thromboembolism (VTE) and at least one of the following: absolute or relative contraindications to anticoagulation, complications from prior anticoagulation, failure of anticoagulation, recurrent PE despite anticoagulation, progression of deep venous thrombosis (DVT) while on anticoagulation, massive PE with residual DVT in a patient at risk for additional PE, free-floating iliofemoral or IVC thrombus, and DVT with severe cardiopulmonary disease.
In second-line treatment, medical reasons in favor of rituximab are relative contraindications for splenectomy such as massive obesity, technical problems, and a high risk of venous thromboembolism.
It presents diagnosis of possible dysfunctions, then goes on to explore a variety of osteopathic manipulative techniques, along with their indications and relative contraindications.
Conceivably, they could find a home among gout patients who have relative contraindications to steroids or cannot use colchicine or NSAIDs because they have heart failure, kidney disease, peptic ulcers, or some other problem.
Coagulopathy is one of the relative contraindications to percutaneous dilational tracheostomy (PDT).
However, sponsors have not adhered to the new definition, which excludes hypothetical and relative contraindications, Behrman said.

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