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arrest

 [ah-rest´]
sudden cessation or stoppage.
cardiac arrest see cardiac arrest.
epiphyseal arrest premature arrest of the longitudinal growth of bone due to fusion of the epiphysis and diaphysis.
maturation arrest interruption of the process of development, as of blood cells, before the final stage is reached.

ar·rest

(ă-rest'),
1. To stop, check, or restrain.
2. A stoppage; interference with, or checking of the regular course of a disease, a symptom, or the performance of a function.
3. Inhibition of a developmental process, usually at the ultimate stage of development; premature arrest may lead to a congenital abnormality.
[O. Fr. arester, fr. LL. adresto, to stop behind]

arrest

(ə-rĕst′)
v.
1. To stop; check.
2. To undergo cardiac arrest.
n.
1. A stoppage; an interference with or a checking of the regular course of a disease or symptom.
2. The inhibition of a developmental process, usually the ultimate stage of development.
(1) Amiodarone for Resuscitation in Refractory Sustained Tachycardia. A trial evaluating the benefit, if any, of amiodarone on attempted resuscitation after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with ventricular fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia
Conclusion Amiodarone patients were more likely to survive to hospital admission than placebo patients; amiodarone patients were more hypotensive and/or bradycardic
(2) AngioRad™ Radiation for Restenosis. A pilot study of intracoronary brachytherapy with 192Ir, evaluating the safety in 25 patients of US Surgical's AngioRad™ gamma system in decreasing restenosis in native vessels after angioplasty with/without stents

ARREST

Cardiology A clinical trial–AngioRad Radiation for Restenosis–to evaluate the safety of US Surgical's AngioRad gamma system in ↓ restenosis in native vessels after angioplasty with/without stents. See Angiorad.

arrest

Cardiology noun Cardiac arrest, see there. verb To stop, a term referring to the ceasing of all activity of an organ. See Hypothermic circulatory arrest.

ar·rest

(ă-rest')
1. To stop, check, or restrain.
2. A stoppage; interference with, or checking of, the regular course of a disease, a symptom, or the performance of a function.
3. Inhibition of a developmental process, usually at the ultimate stage of development; premature arrest may lead to a congenital abnormality.
[O. Fr. arester, fr. LL. adresto, to stop behind]

arrest

Cessation of normal action, especially of the heart.

Patient discussion about arrest

Q. WHAT IS CARDIAC ARREST why do people have IT?

A. cardiac arrest is when the heart stops pumping blood. stops working. it can happen in a few cases:
1) it doesn't get oxygen and there for a part of it dies and make the whole heart stopping- heart attack.
2) in electric shock it may cause the electric pulse that generate movement in the heart to stop.
3)from harsh septic shock.
4) from any shock actually :).


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