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Stenosis

stenosis

Narrowing or stricture of a duct or canal.

Origin: Gr. Stenosis


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heart failure

... (reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood) b. An overactive thyroid gland (increases the metabolic demand by the tissues.) c. Stenosis of the mitral valve (causes damage to heart muscle.) d. Diabetes (is associated with weight gain ) e. Calcification of the tricuspid valve ...

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by zak
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:44 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: heart failure
Replies: 2
Views: 1637

what causes us to breathe

... (reduces the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood) b. An overactive thyroid gland (increases the metabolic demand by the tissues.) c. Stenosis of the mitral valve (causes damage to heart muscle.) d. Diabetes (is associated with weight gain ) e. Calcification of the tricuspid valve ...

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by zak
Thu Nov 21, 2013 10:20 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: what causes us to breathe
Replies: 23
Views: 13056

The Fiber Disease

... fibrillins and fibulin-5, cause severe, often life-threatening, heritable connective tissue diseases such as Marfan syndrome, supravalvular aortic stenosis and cutis laxa. Elastic-fibre function is also frequently compromised in damaged or aged elastic tissues. The ability to regenerate or engineer ...

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by London
Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:01 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5426572

valves

Yes...C is correct...I do agree that d could also be the cause but typically stenosis is the problem with the semilunar valves....

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by cardiorrhexis
Sat Mar 04, 2006 9:52 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: valves
Replies: 3
Views: 3136

ischemic heart disease

Is it possible that 50% stenosis of left coronary artery resut in exertionsal ischemic symptom? Is 50% stenosis included in the indication of treatment?

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by Su bin Son
Sun Jul 17, 2005 3:46 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: ischemic heart disease
Replies: 0
Views: 1486


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