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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Abdominal hernias are considered relative contraindications to PD, but if identified in a timely manner, they can be repaired prior to the insertion of a Tenckhoff catheter.
Many PT studies excluded obese patients (5,13), some considered obesity as a relative contraindication to the performance of the procedure (2,4,5).
Although a history of asthma and/or COPD is still considered a relative contraindication to the use of [beta]-blockers in the management of [heart failure], our study found that long-term use did not increase the risk for respiratory complications," Jay I.
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a relative contraindication to liver and other organ transplants, but a retrospective review showed no differences in either peri- or postoperative surgical outcomes in orthotopic liver transplantation patients with stable disease who were well managed, compared with patients without CAD, explained Dr.
PHILADELPHIA -- Implantation of a left ventricular assist device in patients with a relative contraindication for heart transplantation can buy patients time for the rehabilitation therapy they need to become eligible to receive an organ.
An unclear diagnosis also is a relative contraindication, he said.
Morbid obesity should be considered a relative contraindication for orthotopic liver transplantation, according to Dr.
He also mentioned about absolute and relative contraindications to Aspirin therapy like hypersensitivity to Aspirin, bleeding diathesis, active peptic ulcer and pregnant women after 36 weeks of pregnancy.
Absolute and Relative Contraindications Absolute Contraindications Relative Contraindications Incompetent Cervix Severe Anemia Persistent Vaginal Bleeding Extreme Morbid Obesity Placenta Previa after Extremely underweight 26 weeks gestation Premature Labor Intrauterine growth restriction Pregnancy Inducted Hypertension Poorly controlled hypertension, Restrictive Lung Disease seizure disorder, thyroid disease Pre-eclampsia Orthopedic limitations Uncontrolled Diabetes or Maternal Cardiac arrhythmia other systemic disorder Adapted from (Artal & O'Toole, 2003; Barsky et al.
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).

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