• lung
  • Respiratory viruses also can cause serious lung infections. (yale.edu)
  • Healed lung tissue becomes a fibrous scar unable to perform respiratory duties. (britannica.com)
  • The Ruhrlandklinik as the West German Lung Centre is one of the leading hospitals for surgical and drug treatment of all respiratory organ disease. (leading-medicine-guide.com)
  • The interventional bronchology and pneumological palliative medicine section of the Clinic for Pneumology at the Ruhrlandklinik is particularly focussed on lung diagnostics. (leading-medicine-guide.com)
  • The bronchoscopic department of the Ruhrlandklinik is the largest across Germany and one of the largest lung cancer diagnostics centres. (leading-medicine-guide.com)
  • As a specialist in internal medicine and pneumology, drug tumour therapy, sleep medicine, diving medicine and allergology he is specialized in lungs and lung diagnostics and also in developing individual treatment approaches. (leading-medicine-guide.com)
  • According to the Aetna Clinical Policy Bulletin on ENB, "In 2004, the FDA cleared for marketing through the 510(k) process the Medtronic superDimension/Bronchus system, also known as the inReach system (superDimension, Ltd, Israel), a minimally invasive image-guidance localization and navigation system that uses electromagnetic guidance for the management of peripheral lung lesions. (wikipedia.org)
  • The system was designed to solve the clinical problem of reaching small suspected lesions in the peripheral lung airways and mediastinal lymph nodes and is being proposed as an alternative to open surgical biopsy of distant lung lesions and as an alternative to transthoracic implantation of radiosurgical markers. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are four publications that show that peripheral lung lesions can be diagnosed successfully in 69% to 86% of cases using the Medtronic superDimension system. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, a prospective…study was conducted to determine the ability of electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy to sample peripheral lung lesions and mediastinal lymph nodes with standard bronchoscopic instruments and demonstrate safety the ENB. (wikipedia.org)
  • RIP is the most frequently used, established and accurate plethysmography method to estimate lung volume from respiratory movements. (wikipedia.org)
  • Involvement of respiratory muscles results in poor ability to cough and decreased ability to breathe well and leads to collapse of part or all of the lung leading to impaired gas exchange and an overall insufficiency in lung strength. (wikipedia.org)
  • The helium dilution technique for measuring lung volumes uses a closed, rebreathing circuit. (wikipedia.org)
  • The plethysmography technique applies Boyle's law and uses measurements of volume and pressure changes to determine lung volume, assuming temperature is constant. (wikipedia.org)
  • organs
  • Radiologic technologists operate x-ray and digital imaging machines, digital mammography equipment, computed tomography (CT scan) machines and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to provide physicians with images of the skeletal system, organs, tissues and other vessels of the body-important diagnostic tests that help doctors detect and treat illness and injury. (liu.edu)
  • PATIENTS
  • Massachusetts Life Sciences Center has awarded Cambridge Consultants and non-profit enterprise Diagnostics For All $1m to develop a low-cost point-of-care device for testing patients in remote areas for the Ebola virus. (mtbeurope.info)
  • Before respiratory arrest officially occurs, patients may experience some neurologic dysfunctions, such as feeling agitated, confused, and struggling to breathe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients who developed respiratory arrest from the cause of a foreign body in the airway may choke, call the attention of people nearby to their neck, and give out a harsh sound. (wikipedia.org)
  • This can be used as a diagnostic test for the presence of bacilli in body lesions of suspected leprosy patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • gastrointestinal
  • Correlating patient information with the flight-path data enabled the team to determine there was no increase in specific diagnoses that are considered most likely to be associated with pesticide exposure, including respiratory, gastrointestinal, skin, eye and neurological conditions. (ucdavis.edu)
  • asthma
  • Respiratory viruses cause one billion colds per year in the U.S. and are also the most common trigger of exacerbations of asthma, a disease affecting about 10% of the population. (yale.edu)
  • Particular breeds tend to have increased rates of certain respiratory disease, including asthma in Siamese breed felines. (vin.com)
  • approach
  • Clinical and radiological findings should guide the diagnostic approach, depending on the size and location of the tumour, the presence of metastatic disease, and the clinical status of the patient. (apollohospitals.com)
  • The fourth letter identifies the surgical approach or technique used. (wikipedia.org)
  • While respiratory compromise creates problems that are often serious and potentially life-threatening, they are almost always preventable with the proper tools and approach. (wikipedia.org)
  • complications
  • Complications from respiratory compromise are increasing rapidly across the clinical spectrum, partly due to expanded use of opioids combined with the lack of standardized guidelines among medical specialties. (wikipedia.org)
  • exposure
  • We are investigating basic mechanisms whereby the body maintains airway health in the setting of frequent exposure to respiratory viruses. (yale.edu)
  • Young children have less prior exposure and have not developed the antibodies and the elderly have less effective immune systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • inspiratory
  • Peak inspiratory flow (PifVt) is a measure that reflects respiratory drive, the higher its value, the greater the respiratory drive in the presence of coordinated thoraco-abdominal or even moderately discoordinated thoraco-abdominal movements. (wikipedia.org)
  • Birds
  • However, urinalysis in birds may not be as accurate or useful as previously thought and this test may have minimal diagnostic value. (vcahospitals.com)
  • tissue
  • The Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems (IKTS) in Dresden has developed a device that can identify cancerous prostate tissue from a biopsy within one and a half minutes by using laser stimulated fluorescence. (mtbeurope.info)
  • Because needles as small as 27 gauge can almost always yield diagnostic material, FNAC is often the least injurious way to obtain diagnostic tissue from a lesion. (wikipedia.org)
  • procedures
  • Introduction to Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine procedures. (cod.edu)
  • Patient handling techniques and nursing and laboratory procedures relating to Nuclear Medicine. (cod.edu)
  • Dr Darwiche and his colleagues have modern highly-efficient medical techniques available enabling them to make precise diagnoses, i.e. first and foremost endoscopic and imaging procedures. (leading-medicine-guide.com)
  • transitional adjustments to the acpc The second level separates the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, it is optionally followed by one or more sub-levels. (wikipedia.org)
  • detects
  • Navigation is facilitated by an electromagnetic tracking system that detects a position sensor incorporated into a flexible catheter advanced through a bronchoscope. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hemagglutination inhibition (HI) is one method of serology that detects antibodies for diagnostic purposes. (wikipedia.org)
  • respiration
  • However, accuracy issues arise when trying to assess accurate respiratory volumes from a single respiration band placed either at the thorax, abdomen or midline. (wikipedia.org)
  • This further limits quantification of many useful respiratory indices and limits utility to only respiration rates and other basic timing indices. (wikipedia.org)
  • organ
  • However, a sneezing but otherwise seemingly healthy animal should have a comprehensive examination during which all organ systems are thoroughly evaluated. (vin.com)
  • rapid
  • DNA Electronics Ltd, the inventors of semiconductor DNA sequencing technology, has completed the acquisition of nanoMR Inc. an Albuquerque-based developer of a system for rapid isolation of rare cells in the bloodstream, for approximately $24 million. (mtbeurope.info)
  • Swiss NGO FIND is joining forces with UK diagnostics developer QuantuMDx Group to develop a combined solution for the rapid detection of tuberculosis and determination of drug resistance. (mtbeurope.info)
  • coils
  • A respiratory inductance plethysmograph consists of two sinusoid wire coils insulated and placed within two 2.5 cm (about 1 inch) wide, lightweight elastic and adhesive bands. (wikipedia.org)
  • laboratory
  • Translational research focuses on development of new diagnostic tests using patient samples from the Yale New Haven hospital virology laboratory. (yale.edu)
  • Unique opportunity to repair high tech equipment such as pharmacy packaging systems, scrub suit dispensers, UV Disinfectant machines, DNA Testing Laboratory equipment, ultrasound equipment etc with manufacturers training. (environmentalchemistry.com)
  • consists
  • The system consists of several components: a guide catheter, a steerable navigation catheter, and planning and navigation software and hardware (i.e., computer and monitor). (wikipedia.org)
  • patient
  • Comprehensive study of imaging and non-imaging techniques, instrumentation quality control, patient care, radiopharmacy, computer analysis and quality assurance. (cod.edu)
  • In some instances, an impending respiratory arrest could be predetermined by signs the patient is showing, such as the increased work of breathing. (wikipedia.org)
  • Respiratory arrest will ensue once the patient depletes their oxygen reserves and loses the effort to breathe. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms of respiratory compromise can differ with each patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • peripheral nerves
  • Before the microneurography technique was developed in the late 1960s, impulses in peripheral nerves had been recorded in animal experiments alone using a technique that involved dissection and splitting the nerve. (wikipedia.org)
  • blood
  • The method has been successfully employed to reveal functional properties of a number of neural systems, e.g. sensory systems related to touch, pain, and muscle sense as well as sympathetic activity controlling the constriction state of blood vessels. (wikipedia.org)
  • One common symptom of respiratory arrest is cyanosis, a bluish discoloration of the skin resulting from an inadequate amount of oxygen in the blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • Imaging
  • Prerequisite: Admission to Nuclear Medicine Technology program and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1100, Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1101, and Diagnostic Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine 1111 or equivalent or consent of instructor. (cod.edu)
  • Medical Imaging at LIU Post has been a provider of education in diagnostic imaging since 1973 and is one of only a few programs in the country to offer the entry-level baccalaureate degree in Radiologic Technology. (liu.edu)
  • metabolic
  • Gene deletion and decay appear to have eliminated many important metabolic activities, including siderophore production, part of the oxidative and most of the microaerophilic and anaerobic respiratory chains, and numerous catabolic systems and their regulatory circuits. (wikipedia.org)