compensatory mechanisms

compensatory mechanisms

Cardiac pacing Physiologic responsiveness of cardiovascular system whereby it changes its function and characteristics to ↑ or ↓ cardiac output. See Cardiac output.
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Our body has built-in compensatory mechanisms, like the release of life-saving chemicals or hormones, to restore health.
This study aimed to review radiological parameters of thoracolumbar junctional degenerative kyphosis (TLJDK) in patients with lumbar degenerative kyphosis and to analyze compensatory mechanisms of sagittal balance.
The Prime Minister stressed that the Government had provided real compensatory mechanisms for the citizens after the introduction of market gas prices subsidies and installment payments.
Conversely, the renal compensatory mechanisms are slower and restricted.
Compensatory mechanisms could complicate the search for genes responsible for rare genetic diseases, the researchers say.
This is corroborated by the long-standing concept that, according to the Kennard principle based on studies on brain nerve damage in monkeys, neural compensatory mechanisms operate more effectively in juvenile brains than in adult brains [2].
Of particular importance is the knowledge of the particularities sighted by people working with them, as pedagogical and psychological intervention must be adapted to each child with special educational needs, so that they can develop compensatory mechanisms to adapt to the social environment.
Over the last couple of decades, we have witnessed an impressive progress in demystifying the pathogenesis of heart failure, which has emphasized the importance of a number of compensatory mechanisms, such as cardiac dilatation or hypertrophy, the participation of neurohumoral factors, synthesis of cytokines and the activation of endothelial cells.
However these compensatory mechanisms are both physiological and mechanical in nature.
In development of novel pharmacological and cognitive interventions, "family members may serve as a sample to investigate neural and behavioral compensatory mechanisms that lead to intact executive control," the authors said.
Taking into account that the exposure introduced a challenge to subjects; postural compensatory mechanisms tend to be evidenced at the control subjects as compared to the patients.
Compensatory mechanisms used by the body to maintain blood pressure while changes in blood volume occur include vasoconstriction, vasodilation, heart rate changes, and vascular refill rate (Charra, 2007).