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stenosis

 [stĕ-no´sis] (pl. steno´ses)
an abnormal narrowing or contraction of a body passage or opening; called also arctation, coarctation, and stricture.
aortic stenosis obstruction to the outflow of blood from the left ventricle into the aorta; in the majority of adult cases the etiology is degenerative calcific disease of the valve.
hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis) a cardiomyopathy of unknown cause, in which the left ventricle is hypertrophied and the cavity is small; it is marked by obstruction to left ventricular outflow.
mitral stenosis a narrowing of the left atrioventricular orifice (mitral valve) due to inflammation and scarring; the cause is almost always rheumatic heart disease. Normally the leaflets open with each pulsation of the heart, allowing blood to flow from the left atrium into the left ventricle, and close as the ventricle fills again so that they prevent a backward flow of blood. In mitral stenosis there is a resultant increase of pressure in the pulmonary artery and hypertrophy of the left ventricle. The usual treatment is surgical replacement of the valve.
pulmonary stenosis (PS) narrowing of the opening between the pulmonary artery and the right ventricle.
pyloric stenosis see pyloric stenosis.
renal artery stenosis narrowing of one or both renal arteries by atherosclerosis or by fibrous dysplasia or hyperplasia, so that renal function is impaired (see ischemic nephropathy). Increased renin release by the affected kidney causes renovascular hypertension, and bilateral stenosis may result in chronic renal failure.
spinal stenosis narrowing of the vertebral canal, nerve root canals, or intervertebral foramina of the lumbar spine, caused by encroachment of bone upon the space; symptoms are caused by compression of the cauda equina and include pain, paresthesias, and neurogenic claudication. The condition may be either congenital or due to spinal degeneration.
subaortic stenosis aortic stenosis due to an obstructive lesion in the left ventricle below the aortic valve, causing a pressure gradient across the obstruction within the ventricle. See also idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis.
subglottic stenosis stenosis of the trachea below the glottis. A congenital form results in neonatal stridor or laryngotracheitis, often requiring tracheotomy but resolving with age. An acquired form is caused by repeated intubations.
tracheal stenosis scarring of the trachea with narrowing, usually as a result of injury from an artificial airway or trauma.
tricuspid stenosis (TS) narrowing or stricture of the tricuspid orifice of the heart, a condition often seen in patients with severe congestive heart failure, usually the result of volume overload and pulmonary hypertension with right ventricular and tricuspid annular dilation.

IHSS

IHSS

Idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis, now known as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, see there.
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"Our studies revealed IHSS recipients make up 49 percent who speak a language other than English and more than 60 percent who are from racial and ethnic minority groups in California.
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In 2009, in spite of vocal resistance from social service agencies and unions, Jan Scully created a first-of its-kind multi-agency, multi-disciplinary task force to combat fraud in the IHSS program.
About three-quarters of the 72,000 workers on the 2003 County IHSS payroll reported English or Spanish as their primary language.
Yet, Governor Schwarzenegger, in his proposed Budget for 2010-2011, has recommended cutting the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) program for 444,000 people, leaving IHSS recipients with two options: to rely on unpaid family care or to enter a nursing facility.
* congenital heart disease (CHD), pulmonary valve stenosis, atrial septal defect (ASD), ventricular septal defect (VSD) and idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (IHSS).
The primary programs administered are Food Stamps, TANF (called CalWORKs), Medicaid (called MediCal), Refugee Services, the Community Services Block Grant, General Relief (GR), In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and a variety of other smaller programs, Los Angeles County has 88 incorporated cities, an area of 4,000 square miles and a population of more than 10 million and is very ethnically diverse.
(11) The most important of these is the Integrated Humanitarian Settlement Strategy (IHSS), which provides initial settlement support and orientation to newly arrived entrants for a period of six months.
O procedimento de extracao foi realizado de acordo com as recomendacoes da International Humic Substances Society (IHSS) (CERETTA, 1995).
It was prepared from a Finish spruce forest according to the IHSS method (Aiken, 1985).