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  • acute
  • Noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) is widely used in the acute care setting for acute respiratory failure (ARF) across a variety of aetiologies. (evidence.nhs.uk)
  • Effect of acute inflation on the mechanics of the inspiratory muscles. (springer.com)
  • Acute dystonia is a sustained muscle contraction that sometimes appears soon after administration of antipsychotic medications. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the throat muscles are involved, this type of dystonia is called an acute laryngospasm and is a medical emergency because it can impair breathing. (wikipedia.org)
  • His particular research interests include the pathophysiology and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure (CHF), cardiac device therapy, clinical evaluation of cardiovascular biomarkers, pathophysiology of muscle wasting, cachexia therapy in CHF, ageing, sarcopenia and cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • airway smooth muscl
  • Changes in the structural organization and signalling pathways of airway smooth muscle cells resulting form alterations in mechanical forces in the lung may be important factors in the development of pathophysiological conditions of chronic airway hyperresponsiveness. (ersjournals.com)
  • Determine the response of corticosteroids in airway smooth muscle cells (ASMCs) of severe asthma, in terms of suppression of cytokine-induced chemokine release and mRNA expression, and investigate the underlying mechanisms. (ersjournals.com)
  • Disorders
  • Disorders of the respiratory muscles. (springer.com)
  • Dyskinesia refers to a category of movement disorders that are characterized by involuntary muscle movements, including movements similar to tics or chorea and diminished voluntary movements. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anker is the Founding President of the International Society on Sarcopenia, Cachexia and Wasting Disorders (SCWD). (wikipedia.org)
  • These studies justify the traditional use of this plant in the treatment of some respiratory and cardiovascular disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • American Thoraci
  • The purpose of this European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society (ERS/ATS) Task Force position paper is to define the field of interventional pulmonology as well as to describe the minimal requirements in methodology and logistics, the indications, contraindications, outcome and training requirements for each interventional procedure. (ersjournals.com)
  • evaluate
  • This official joint statement represents the work of an expert ATS/ERS committee, which reviewed the merits of currently known techniques available to evaluate respiratory muscle function. (evidence.nhs.uk)
  • function
  • Impairments in diaphragmatic and non-diaphragmatic inspiratory muscle function can distort this balance and can lead to an overloading of the pump. (springer.com)
  • Additional benefits beyond improvements in respiratory muscle function have however not consistently been demonstrated when IMT was studied as an "add-on" intervention to general exercise training. (springer.com)
  • Pulmonary function testing (PFT) is a complete evaluation of the respiratory system including patient history, physical examinations, chest x-ray examinations, arterial blood gas analysis, and tests of pulmonary function. (wikipedia.org)
  • fatigue
  • He was an early explorer of the concept of respiratory muscle fatigue and shone a light on its role in respiratory disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most common symptoms include headache, muscle aches, and fatigue. (wikipedia.org)
  • Common adverse effects include: oropharyngeal pain Less common adverse effects include: musculoskeletal pain neck pain muscle spasms extremity pain muscle fatigue anaphylaxis malignancy The most common adverse effect of reslizumab was oropharyngeal (mouth and throat) pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • 0.001
  • There was a strong inverse correlation between IS Eos and total area muscle actin (r = -0.83, p=0.001) in the NPAO and a positive correlation in the PAO group (r = 0.36, p = 0.038). (ersjournals.com)
  • involvement
  • 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)
  • symptoms
  • Adults with severe asthma will be included if they have persistent symptoms despite being at step 4 or 5 of the British Thoracic Society guidelines. (bmj.com)
  • In one study, of almost 90 athletes, with unexplained respiratory symptoms, EILO was found to be present in approximately a third of athletes, whilst EILO and EIB co-existed in one in ten. (wikipedia.org)
  • Symptoms: high fever,severe joint and muscle aches, vomiting. (wikipedia.org)
  • strength
  • Twitch mouth pressure (TwPM) responded to cervical magnetic stimulation is a non-volitional technique to measure respiratory muscle strength. (ersjournals.com)
  • Respiratory muscle strength was assessed with measurement of both TwPM and non-volitional static mouth pressures. (ersjournals.com)
  • The underlying cause of the reduction in muscle strength is unclear. (ersjournals.com)
  • Methods The participants' quadriceps femoris and biceps brachii muscle strength was measured. (deepdyve.com)
  • NAET practitioners use a form of applied kinesiology called Neuromuscular Sensitivity Testing (NST or NST-NAET) to diagnose allergies by comparing the strength of a muscle in the presence and absence of a suspected allergen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Die Quelle der Muskelkraft (The source of muscle strength), 1891. (wikipedia.org)
  • angina
  • In angina, the heart muscle is starved of oxygen by a coronary artery narrowing, especially during stress. (wikipedia.org)
  • tolerance
  • According to the American Geriatrics Society, phenobarbital should not be used in the elderly population due to high rate of physical dependence, tolerance to sleep benefits, and the risk of overdose at low dosages. (wikipedia.org)
  • asthma
  • Airway muscle hypertrophy is a surrogate of airway remodeling and eosinophilia in induced sputum (IS) is associated to lack of asthma control. (ersjournals.com)
  • Milan, a new step forward in the treatment of asthma.This is a new therapy, presented to the congress of the European Respiratory Society in Milan.This could represent a step forward in the fight against this disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Various medical associations also advise against its use, including the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy and the Allergy Society of South Africa. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1988
  • In 1982, he was named a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and, in 1988, an Officer in the Order of Canada. (wikipedia.org)
  • fibres
  • In permeabilised muscle fibres, sarcomeric contractility can be studied without the confounding effects of processes upstream in the excitation-contraction coupling cascade. (ersjournals.com)
  • species
  • The new species, which is very similar genetically to an Ehrlichia species found in Eastern Europe and Japan called E. muris, was identified at Mayo Clinic Health System's Eau Claire hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • This species is found in European countries and islands including: Germany British Isles: Great Britain and Ireland Netherlands Czech Republic Slovakia The complete mitochondrial genome of Radix balthica has been obtained by shotgun sequencing and it has been released in 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • actin
  • The molecular organization and structure of the contractile apparatus in smooth muscle is consistent with a model of force generation based on the relative sliding of adjacent actin and myosin filaments. (ersjournals.com)
  • Proteins bound to actin and/or localized to actin filament anchorage sites may participate in regulating the shape of the smooth muscle cell and the organization of its contractile filament system. (ersjournals.com)
  • The fractional area of ASM, assessed by quantification of alpha-smooth muscle actin, and Eos% and neutrophils% (Neu) in IS were assessed. (ersjournals.com)
  • system
  • His innovation, Kurt Systems, develops the horses#' muscles and tendons by training them on a conventional all-weather track, but with horses safely harnessed into a specialised 'car', which moves on a roof-rail system. (wikipedia.org)
  • Closure fo the voice box during exercise causes increased 'loading' on the breathing system and the respiratory muscles have to work much harder. (wikipedia.org)
  • The "generalized" mollusc's feeding system consists of a rasping "tongue", the radula, and a complex digestive system in which exuded mucus and microscopic, muscle-powered "hairs" called cilia play various important roles. (wikipedia.org)
  • infarction
  • With a special sequence, Inversion Recovery (IR) normal heart muscle appears dark, whilst areas of infarction appear bright white. (wikipedia.org)
  • Myocardial infarction (MI), commonly known as a heart attack, occurs when blood flow decreases or stops to a part of the heart, causing damage to the heart muscle. (wikipedia.org)
  • Play media Myocardial infarction (MI) refers to tissue death (infarction) of the heart muscle (myocardium). (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicine
  • Macklem trained as a resident in internal medicine at the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) and then became a research fellow in the cardio-respiratory service for the hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • movements
  • This snail blood contains haemocyanin, giving the head and foot a pale green colour The animals can change their density by movements of the muscles of the mantle and quickly rise to the surface of the water or quickly drop to the bottom. (wikipedia.org)
  • organization
  • The molecular basis for the length-dependence of tension in smooth muscle differs from that in skeletal muscle, and may involve mechano-transduction mechanisms that modulate contractile filament activation and cytoskeletal organization in response to changes in muscle length. (ersjournals.com)