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basis

 [ba´sis] (pl. ba´ses) (Gr.)
the lower, basic, or fundamental part of an object, organ, or substance. Anatomic nomenclature for the base of a structure or organ, or the part opposite to or distinguished from the apex.
basis pedun´culi ce´rebri the large bundle of nerve fiber tracts forming the ventral part of the cerebral peduncles, consisting of corticospinal, corticonuclear, corticopontine, parietotemporopontine, and frontopontine fibers descending from the cerebral cortex and terminating in the pons and spinal cord. Called also crus cerebri.

base

(bās), [TA]
1. The lower part or bottom; the part of a pyramidal or conic structure opposite the apex (for example, heart); the foundation.
See also: Brønsted base, Lewis base. Synonym(s): basis [TA], basement (1)
2. pharmacy the chief ingredient of a mixture.
See also: Brønsted base, Lewis base.
3. chemistry an electropositive element (cation) that unites with an anion to form a salt; a compound ionizing to yield hydroxyl ion.
See also: Brønsted base, Lewis base. Synonym(s): alkali (2)
4. Nitrogen-containing organic compounds (for example, purines, pyrimidines, amines, alkaloids, and ptomaines) that act as Brønsted bases.
5. Cations, or substances forming cations.
6. A substance the pH of which is over 7.0, in contrast to an acid.
[L. and G. basis]

BASIS

Abbreviation for:
Basel Antiarrhythmic Study of Infarct
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Clinical trials
Basel Antiarrhythmic Study of Infarct Survival. A Swiss trial assessing the effects of antiarrhythmics—primarily amiodarone—on morbidity and mortality in survivors of acute MI with asymptomatic complex ventricular ectopy/Lown class-3 or 4b arrhythmias by Holter monitoring, comparing efficacy of individualised antiarrhythmic therapy vs low-dose amiodarone vs no drug therapy.
 
Conclusion
Low-dose amiodarone significantly reduces the incidence of arrhythmic events and mortality in the 1st post-MI year in patients with left ventricular ejection fraction ≥ 40%, without increasing adverse effects; amiodarone’s benefits continued for years after discontinuing the drug—the risk of death after 84 months was 30% in amiodarone patients and 45% in untreated patients. 

Logistics
Randomised, 3-centre Swiss trial; 312 patients—100 individual treatment, 98 amiodarone, 114 none.

Selection criteria
Survivors of acute MI, < age 71 with ventricular ectopy on Holter, monitoring 24 hours after discontinuing antiarrhythmic agents.

base

(bās) [TA]
1. The lower part or bottom; the part of a pyramidal or conic structure opposite the apex; the foundation.
Synonym(s): basis [TA] .
2. pharmacy The chief ingredient of a mixture.
3. chemistry An electropositive element (cation) that unites with an anion to form a salt; a compound ionizing to yield hydroxyl ion.
Synonym(s): alkali (2) .
4. Nitrogen-containing organic compounds (e.g., purines, pyrimidines, amines, alkaloids, ptomaines) that act as Br̷ønsted bases.
5. A substance with a pH over 7.0, in contrast to an acid.
See also: Br̷ønsted base, Lewis base
[L. and G. basis]

Patient discussion about basis

Q. What are the basis of a good and healthy Nutrition?

A. diversity.
it's o.k to eat fat, sugar and carbon. but their amount should be small. and diversity will give you fiber, vitamins, proteins and anything you need in order to be healthy.

Q. Is there any supplement which I can use on a daily basis to cure the disease? I have thyroid deficiency from childhood. Now I could see enlargement of the glad in the front neck. What is the reason for deficiency and is there any supplement which I can use on a daily basis to cure the disease?

A. Salt with Iodine content is the best supplement for your problem. Consult with your physician and try to get medicines to take care of thyroid imbalance. Goiter is the enlargement of the thyroid gland appearing as a swelling of the front neck. Iodine deficiency is one of the several causes. So make sure to have sufficient Iodine in your diet.

Q. Can you please tell me how much you eat on a daily basis and also what you eat. Thanks. I’m currently 32 weeks pregnant; I like to know the diet I must consume and what would be the best choice? Just want to compare my pregnancy diet to other people out there who are also pregnant. So if anyone is roughly of the same stage can you please tell me how much you eat on a daily basis and also what you eat. Thanks.

A. Hi, my daughter is now 29 weeks pregnant; I advised her to take healthy food. Try to take lean meat, fish, poultry, and egg whites, beans which have more protein. Take potatoes, pasta, fruits, vegetables which give more energy. This will make you and your baby healthy and strong.

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