hyperacute


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hyperacute

 [hi″per-ah-kūt´]
extremely acute.

hyperacute

(hī″pĕr-ă-kūt′)
Extremely or excessively acute.
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We recently reported a case series of human LTx recipients in which a form of hyperacute and acute humoral rejection was caused by preexisting LRA [62].
[9.] Lin, K., et al., Perfusion CT improves diagnostic accuracy for hyperacute ischemic stroke in the 3-hour window: study of 100 patients with diffusion MRI confirmation.
According to recent data from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD), there were four distinct periods (hyperacute, acute, subacute, and chronic presentation) that define the timing of type B-AD.[sup][16] Malperfusion was defined as decreased perfusion of aortic branches (spinal, iliac, or visceral arteries) that typically lead to paraparesis or paraplegia, lower limb ischemia, abdominal pain, nausea, and diarrhea.
If the proposals are accepted it will mean patients in County Durham who suffer a suspected stroke and ring 999 will be taken by ambulance to the hyperacute stroke treatment unit at the University Hospital of North Durham.
A systems approach to immediate evaluation and management of hyperacute stroke: Experience at eight centers and implications for community practice and patient care.
Caspase inhibition causes hyperacute tumor necrosis factor-induced shock via oxidative stress and phospholipase A2.
Assessment of the patient with hyperacute stroke: Imaging and therapy.
(2003) 'Assessment of the patient with hyperacute stroke, imaging and therapy.' RSNA Radiology, 229(2), pp.
He displayed characteristic, though not strictly specific, clinical features of PAM (1,2): 1) hyperacute clinical course; 2) unrelenting signs and symptoms of meningitis and encephalitis, the latter confirmed by CT imaging; 3) high levels of peripheral leukocyte count, mainly polymor-phonuclear leukocytes; 4) cloudy CSF with leukocytes, hyperproteinosis, low glucose level, and absence of bacteria and fungi; 5) rapid worsening of disease, leading to death within a week.
The report, published February 8Th by the Department of Health, notes that genetic modification of source animals to knock-out the genes responsible for hyperacute rejection and to add new genes necessary to control later rejection is promising but remains in the very early stages.
Assessment of the patients with hyperacute stroke, image & therapy: Radiology 2003;229:347-359
Pat Keane, deputy chief executive of the Trust, said: "Any potential increases in travel time will be offset by direct admission into an hyperacute stroke unit (HSU).