retropulsion


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retropulsion

 [ret″ro-pul´shun]
1. a driving back, as of the fetal head in labor.
2. tendency to walk backward, as in some cases of tabes dorsalis.
3. an abnormal gait in which the body is bent backward.

ret·ro·pul·sion

(ret'rō-pŭl'shŭn),
1. An involuntary backward walking or running, occurring in patients with the parkinsonian syndrome.
2. A pushing back of any part.
[retro- + L. pulsio, a pushing, fr. pello, pp. pulsus, beat, drive]

ret·ro·pul·sion

(ret'rō-pŭl'shŭn)
1. An involuntary backward walking or running, occurring in patients with parkinsonian syndrome.
2. A pushing back of any part.
[retro- + L. pulsio, a pushing, fr. pello, pp. pulsus, beat, drive]
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Distribution of Patients According to Per-Operative Complications Pre-operative complication No of cases Bleeding 1 1 Total 0 -- Avulsion Ureteral 0 -- Perforation Stone 0 -- Retropulsion Mucosal 1 -- injury Conversion to 2 -- open surgery Failure 0 -- to access Injury to 0 -- wasdeferens/ gonadal vessels Note: Table made from bar graph.
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During laser-calculus interaction, the urinary calculus is subject to retropulsion forces caused by the combined effects of ablated particle ejection, interstitial water vaporization, and bubble expansion/collapse [27-29].
Sin embargo, al considerar las puntuaciones obtenidas por items se encontro una correlacion inversa estadisticamente significativa entre las puntuaciones obtenidas en los items para la evaluacion de luria (r=-0,281; p<0,01); bradicinesia (r=-0,233; p<0,05) y retropulsion (r=-0,255, p<0,05) y la longitud de dicho alelo.
The fracture appeared chronic and included retropulsion of the bone and 50% spinal canal compromise.
Patients with lens-iris diaphragm retropulsion syndrome, first described by Wilbrandt and Wilbrandt in 1994, have anterior chamber deepening, pupil dilation, posterior iris bowing, and discomfort during phacoemulsification [15].
The existence of a biased representation of verticality in PD, resulting in severe retropulsion and recurrent falls, has prompted interest in a novel rehabilitation method that is dedicated to the sense of verticality [6, 7].
There were five patients (3 female, 2 male, age ranged from 52 to 79 years) suffering from early retropulsion of interbody devices.
The 30W laser is a powerful, robust, yet compact device with the ability to treat larger kidney stones and the precise control of stone breaking, dusting and retropulsion control that physicians want.
* External signs include chemosis, external ophthalmoplegia, increased resistance to retropulsion, orbital ecchymosis, proptosis, and subconjunctival hemorrhage.