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is·che·mi·a

(is-kē'mē-ă)
Local anemia due to mechanical obstruction (mainly arterial narrowing) of the blood supply; often marked by pain and by organ dysfunction.
Synonym(s): ischaemia.

ischaemia

Inadequate flow of blood to any part of the body. It is a serious disorder usually due to narrowing, from disease, of the supplying arteries. It accounts for a high proportion of serious ill-health in the Western World and is the basis of conditions such as ANGINA PECTORIS, CORONARY THROMBOSIS, STROKE and INTERMITTENT CLAUDICATION.

ischaemia

inadequate blood flow to a region, organ or tissue; ischaemic adj . Also known as hypoperfusion.

ischaemia

local or generalized reduction in supply of oxygenated blood secondary to arterial stenosis, embolism or occlusion

ischaemia

Insufficient blood supply for the need of a part of the body, usually as a result of a disease of the blood vessels supplying that part. Note: also spelt ischemia.

is·che·mi·a

(is-kē'mē-ă)
Local loss of blood supply due to mechanical vascular obstruction.
Synonym(s): ischaemia.
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Dr Satish Manoharan, cardiologist, Al Hayat Hospital, says the incidence of ischaemic heart disease is being found in more and more young people these days, mainly because of faulty diet and a sedentary lifestyle along with addictions like smoking and alcohol consumption.
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The primary outcome measure was the incidence of ischaemic heart disease in the intervention group compared with that in the control group.
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