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encrustation

(ĕn-krŭs-tā′shŭn)
Obstruction of a body part or of a stent placed in the body with granulation tissue or calcified debris. The term is used in particular to refer to blockage of urethral stents.
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In addition, patients should be advised of the long-term risks of recurrent infections and encrustations. Should encrustations occur, these could be successfully managed with flexible ureteroscopy and Holmium laser lithotripsy as long as there are no kinks in the device.
CAUTIs can lead to numerous medical complications such as catheter encrustation, bladder stones, septicaemia, endotoxic shock, and pyelonephritis [5].
Encrustation and associated stone burden of the stents were evaluated with non-contrast stone protocol computerised tomography.
There are total of eight patients (Six Males and two Females) who presented with forgotten ureteral stents with severe encrustation. The mean duration of age is 37.3 years (Ranging from 21-60 years).
By contrast, the percentage of calcium carbonate encrustations in dry weight (Figure 6) did not differ significantly between the species.
Complications like painful trigone irritation, septicemia, haematuria and stent encrustation was seen in 13.0%, 8.0%, 11.0% and 5.0% patients respectively.
This held no less true of the earliest work in the show, Wally Hedrick's folksy-seditious pre-Johns representation of the American flag with the antiwar message PEACE scrawled across its stripes (Peace, 1953), than of the most recent, Paul McCarthy's Foam Pallet, 2012, a shit-colored, barnacle-like encrustation overtaking its support.
The purpose of this study was to determine if patients with indwelling catheters can be identified as "blockers" or "non-blockers" and to identify factors that contribute to recurrent catheter encrustation and blockage.
In archaeological studies, microcrystalline encrustations of vivianite have been reported on buried animal remains.
Data he and colleagues collected on speleothem encrustations, a type of mineral deposit, in coastal caves on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca indicate that sea level was about one meter above present-day levels around 81,000 years ago.
Honestly speaking, I have never been particularly crazy about using lavish encrustations and golden threads.
Other measures include removing salt encrustations and mulching the surface of the soil to reduce evaporation, thereby inhibiting to some extent salts rising to the surface.