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obstruction

obstruction Sentence Examples

  • With the obstruction removed, water plunged down the creek bed, dragging debris with it.

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  • If present in large numbers they may give rise to obstruction of the liver-ducts or to inflammation of other tissues.

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  • Caesar had no resource left but uncompromising obstruction, which he sustained by enormous bribes.

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  • Again obstruction precluded debate, and on the 22nd of July 1899 the decree automatically acquired force of law, pending the adoption of a bill of indemnity by the Chamber.

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  • His efforts were impeded by the obstruction of the clergy of Cracow, who regarded him as an adventurer; but he succeeded in reforming the university after his own mind, and was its rector for three years (1782-1785).

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  • In cases of obstruction or of palsy of the gullet, his three modes of treatment are ingenious.

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  • When the struggle between the colonies and the mother country began, although he felt much sympathy for the former, his opposition to any form of obstruction to the Stamp Act and other measures, and his denunciation of a resort to force created a breach between him and his parish, and in a fiery farewell discourse preached after the opening of hostilities he declared that no power on earth should prevent him from praying and shouting "God save the King."

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  • A remedy against obstruction has been.

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  • It is noted for the fine boxwood grown in the vicinity, is a port of call for Black Sea coasting steamers and carries on a considerable trade with Constantinople which might be increased were it not for the obstruction of the harbour by a bar.

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  • His leadership of the House of Commons in the first session of the new parliament was marked by considerable firmness in the suppression of obstruction, but there was a slight revival of the criticisms which had been current in 1896.

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  • of the Compromise of 1867, the opposition once more took to obstruction, and on the 1st of May 1903 Szell was forced to resign.

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  • The extreme pain and rapid swelling of the vocal cords - with threatened obstruction to the respiration - that characterize acute laryngitis may often be relieved by the sedative action of this drug upon the circulation.

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  • But in November 1898, on the occasion of the renewal of the commercial convention with Austria, the attack on the ministry was renewed with unprecedented virulence, obstruction being systematically practised with the object of goading the government into committing illegalities, till Banffy, finding the situation impossible, resigned on the 17th of February 1899.

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  • She had exhausted every art of diplomatic obstruction to the aggressive action of France; her counterstroke to the unexpectedly easy victory of the French arms was the formal recognition of the revolted colonies as independent states.

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  • - For conservancy purposes, regulation of navigation, removal of obstruction, dredging, &c.

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  • The basins have been variously ascribed to glacial erosion, to obstruction of normal outlet valleys by barriers of glacial drift, and to crustal warping in connection with or independent of the presence of the glacial sheet.

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  • Sometimes a gall-stone which has found its way into the intestine is large enough to block the bowel and give rise to intestinal obstruction which demands abdominal section.

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  • to telescope the jars for the next blow coming up. A skilful driller never allows his jars to strike on the downstroke, they are only used to jar down when the tools stick on some obstruction in the well before reaching the bottom, and in fishing operations.

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  • The reason for this exemption from glaciation is the converse of that for the southward convexity of the morainic loops; for while they mark the paths of greatest glacial advance along lowland troughs (lake basins), the driftless area is a district protected from ice invasion by reason of the obstruction which the highlands of northern Wisconsin and Michigan (part of the Superior oldland~ offered to glacial advance.

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  • After the modification of the Pelloux cabinet (May 1899) he became leader of the ministerial majority, and bore the brunt of the struggle against Socialist obstruction in connexion with the Public Safety Bill.

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  • The application of vestibules is practically limited to trains making long journeys, as it is an obstruction to the free ingress and egress of passengers on local trains that make frequent stops.

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  • In the case of pyloric obstruction a permanent opening may be established between the stomach and a neighbouring piece of intestine, so that the food may find its way along the alimentary canal greatly to the relief of the symptoms of gastric dilatation.

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  • The irreconcilable minority, recognizing this, exhausted all the resources of " technical obstruction " in order to reduce the government to impotence, a task made easy by the absurd standing-rules of the House which enabled any single member to block a measure.

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  • In like manner our present law (20) would apply to the kind of obstruction that would be caused by an actual physical division of the elastic medium, extending over the whole of the area supposed to be occupied by the intercepting screen, but of course not extending to the parts supposed to be perforated.

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  • Should the portion of tissue deprived of its circulation be contained in an internal organ, as is so often the case where the obstruction in the artery is due to embolism, it becomes converted into what is known as an " infarction."

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  • Sir Lintorn Simmons was appointed envoy to the Holy See, to ascertain how far legislation might be pushed in the direction of civil marriage without justifying clerical agitation and obstruction in the council.

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  • It had to wheel half-right in mass to bring it in the required direction, and then to advance till its rear was clear of the obstruction formed by the gardens of St Marie.

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  • The amount of precipitation is greater in the north-west and on the mountains, because in the one case the mountains of lower elevation are a less obstruction to the moisturebearing winds from the west, and in the other the mountains condense the moisture; the mountains which stand in isolated groups upon the plains are frequently in summer the focus of local thunder showers.

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  • The points which require constant attention are - the perfect freedom of all carriers, feeders and drains from every kind of obstruction, however minute; the state and amount of water in the river or stream, whether it be sufficient to irrigate the whole area properly or only a part of it; the length of time the water should be allowed to remain on the meadow at different periods of the season; the regulation of the depth of the water, its quantity and its rate of flow, in accordance with the temperature and the condition of the herbage; the proper times for the commencing and ending of pasturing and of shutting up for hay; the mechanical condition of the surface of the ground; the cutting out of any very large and coarse plants, as docks; and the improvement of the physical and chemical conditions of the soil by additions to it of sand, silt, loam, `` chalk, &c.

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  • My action seems to me free; but asking myself whether I could raise my arm in every direction, I see that I raised it in the direction in which there was least obstruction to that action either from things around me or from the construction of my own body.

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  • In the case of gastric dilatation from pyloric obstruction great relief may be afforded by washing out the viscus by means of a long rubber tube, a funnel, and a jug of hot water, as originally suggested by Adolf Kussmaul.

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  • In cases of great dilatation of the stomach with no obstruction to the outlet the slack of the walls may be gathered up by pleating and so permanently secured by suturing.

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  • The river became almost blocked by the accumulation of this obstruction during the rule of the Mandists.

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  • With the extension of the suffrage and the growth of nationalist conflicts, the powers of the president were no longer sufficient, and he was unable to deal with the obstruction of even a small group. At.

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  • This time the Poles came to the rescue of the Government in its hour of need, by getting a form of standing order approved which rendered obstruction somewhat more difficult, and in this, curiously enough, they were helped by the Czechs; for obstruction had brought even them into an impasse, since their financial requirements had not been met.

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  • The advantage depends on the obstruction given to the descent of the sap. The ring should be cut out in spring, and be of such a width that the bark may remain separated for the season.

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  • Owing to the obstruction which they offer to drifting sands, artificial dunes are in course of time formed about them, and in this way they become at once more effective and less costly to maintain.

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  • The gate regulates the speed of the wheel by varying the quantity of water; when fully open it merely forms a continuation of the guide passages, and thus offers no obstruction to the flow of the water, but by giving it a movement through a part of a revolution the passages are partly blocked and the flow of the water is checked.

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  • The Highway Act of 1835 specified as offences for which the driver of a carriage on the public highway might be punished by a fine, in addition to any civil action that might be brought against him - riding upon the cart, or upon any horse drawing it, and not having some other person to guide it, unless there be some person driving it; negligence causing damage to person or goods being conveyed on the highway; quitting his cart, or leaving control of the horses, or leaving the cart so as to be an obstruction on the highway; not having the owner's name painted up; refusing to give the same; and not keeping on the left or near side of the road, when meeting any other carriage or horse.

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  • They initiated a system of obstruction which hampered and delayed the traffic without alto gether suspending it.

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  • If the point under consideration be so far away from the geometrical shadow that a large number of the earlier zones are complete, then the illumination, determined sensibly by the first zone, is the same as if there were no obstruction at all.

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  • 29 1911, however, the Italian Government presented an ultimatum stating that, Turkish obstruction and hostility to Italian interests having become so great, the occupation of Tripoli had been decided upon.

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  • The waterway of the present London Bridge is 690 ft., and the removal of the obstruction caused by the old bridge caused a lowering of the low-water level by 5 ft., and a considerable deepening of the river-bed.

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  • The Germans thereupon paralyzed the Prague Diet by means of obstruction, upon which the Czech members of the Beck Cabinet left it, and the prime minister, seeing himself abandoned by both Germans and Czechs, resigned on Nov.

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  • the removal from the branch of a ring of bark, or the application of a tight cincture, in consequence of which the growth of the fruits above the wound or the obstruction is enhanced.

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  • But the proposals of the latter met with organized obstruction on the part of the Socialist deputies, and after a few months' tenure of office he gave way to M.

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  • The first of these tariffs, which in order to overcome Socialist obstruction was passed en bloc on December 13-14, 1902, led to an alarming alteration in the balance of parties ~~ in the new Reichstag of 1903, the Socialistswho had previously numbered 58winning 81 seats, a gain of 23.

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  • in length; with such coils, and a sufficient annular space in the pan free from obstruction, in order to allow a natural down-current of the cooking mass, while an up-current all round is also naturally produced by the action of the heated worms or coils, rapid evaporation and crystallization can be obtained, without any mechanical adjuncts to require attention or afford excuse for negligence.

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  • In view of the violence of Extremist obstruction, an effort was made to reform the standing orders of the Lower House, but parliamentary feeling ran so high that General Pelloux thought it expedient to appeal to the country.

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  • It is invariably the result of some cause acting generally, such as renal disease, valvular defect of the heart, or an impoverished state of the blood; while a mere oedema is usually dependent upon some local obstruction to the return of blood or lymph, or of both, the presence of parasites within the tissue, such as the filaria sanguinis hominis or trichina spiralis, or the poisonous bites of insects.

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  • The obstruction which he encountered alarmed him, and he compromised by adopting a mixed system of both English and Italian, pan: passu, as the basis of Maltese education; he resigned after a brief effort.

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  • Flowering annuals are mainly aquatic. Water lilies, water hyacinths, which are an obstruction in many streams, and irises in rich variety give colour to the coast wastes and sombre bayous.

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  • Obstruction met his well-meant efforts to promote the general good, and before twelve months of the presidential term had run public affairs were at a deadlock.

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  • Formerly, when floods resulted from this obstruction, the townsfolk of Helston acquired the right of clearing a passage through it by presenting leathern purses containing three halfpence to the lord of the manor.

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  • The laws and regulations concerning vakuf are too intricate to be described; generally it may be said that they form a great obstruction to dealing with a large proportion of the most valuable property in Turkey, and therefore to the prosperity of the country.

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  • The bestknown parts of Boerhaave's system are his doctrines of inflammation, obstruction and "plethora.

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  • The Germans were thereby deprived of their weapon of obstruction, and the Czechs lost the power of misusing their majority to oppress the Germans.

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  • If on the other hand the number of zones be odd, the effects conspire; and the illumination (proportional to the square of the amplitude) is four times as great as if there were no obstruction at all.

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  • Dropsy of the serous cavities is very commonly merely part of a general anasarca, although occasionally it may be, as in the case of ascites, the sequel to an obstruction in the venous return.

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  • Since the last election in the spring of 1908 the Bohemian Diet had been unworkable, eventually owing to obstruction on the part of the Germans, who saw themselves handed over hopelessly to the Czech majority, until a rearrangement of the voting groups (curiae) should afford them protection against Czech oppression.

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  • Of course, it helped that the rain had stopped, but the main problem had been the obstruction.

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  • In optics, it is that portion of the diameter of an object-glass or mirror through which light can pass free from obstruction.

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  • His successor, Kalman Szell, obtained an immense but artificial Szell, majority by a fresh fusion of parties, and the minority pledged itself to grant an indemnity for the extra parliamentary financial decrees rendered necessary by Hungary's understanding with Austria, as well as to cease from obstruction.

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  • The whole effect is the cos Ode: 7r, r+a, half of that of the first existing zone, and this is sensibly the same as if there were no obstruction.

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  • Boston Harbor has been frozen over in the past, but steamtugs plying constantly now prevent the occurrence of such obstruction.

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  • When the Czechs refused this request the Germans responded with more obstinate obstruction.

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  • 1909, stood under the threat of a paralyzing Czech obstruction.

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  • The market cross, erected in High Street in 1669 to replace the older cross which Cromwell destroyed, was removed in 1765 as an obstruction.

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  • Parliamentary government in Austria had broken down; the opposition had recourse to obstruction, and no business could be done.

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  • Their object was to drive out the Badeni government, and for that reason the obstruction was chiefly directed against the renewal of the Ausgleich; for, as this was the first necessity of state, no government could remain in office which failed to carry it through.

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  • Next year was even worse, for there was obstruction in Hungary as well as in Austria; the Quota-Deputations again came to no agreement, and the pro.

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  • During 1899 parliamentary peace was restored in Hungary by the resignation of Banffy; in Austria, however, though there was again a change of ministry the only result was that the Czechs imitated the example of the Germans and resorted to obstruction so that still no business could be done.

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  • The obstruction of the estimates continued.

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  • Before taking office KhuenHedervary negotiated with Kossuth and other Opposition leaders, who undertook that obstruction should cease if the Army bills were withdrawn.

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  • Obstruction was continued by a section of the independence party; and Kossuth, seeing his authority ignored, resigned the leadership. The obstructionists now raised the cry that the German words of command i n the joint army must be replaced by Magyar words in the regiments recruited from Hungary - a demand which, apart from its disintegrating influence on the army, the crown considered to be an encroachment upon the royal military prerogatives as defined by the Hungarian Fundamental Law XII.

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  • Notwithstanding the concessions, obstruction was continued by the Clericals and the extreme Independents, partly in the hope of compelling the crown to grant the Magyar words of command and partly out of antipathy towards the person of the young calvinist premier.

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  • In March 1904, Tisza, therefore, introduced a drastic " guillotine " motion to amend the standing orders of the House, but withdrew it in return for an undertaking from the Opposition that obstruction would cease.

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  • But, as the autumn session approached, Tisza foresaw a new campaign of obstruction, and resolved to revert to his drastic reform of the standing orders.

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  • But they were not carried; the chief reason being that the Young Czechs had not been asked to take part in the conference, and did not consider themselves bound by its decisions; they opposed the measures and had recourse to obstruction, and a certain number of the Old Czechs gradually came over to them.

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  • They resorted to obstruction.

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  • To meet the obstruction it was determined to sit at night, but this was unsuccessful.

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  • The emperor, hastily summoned to Vienna, accepted obstruction attained part of their wishes.

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  • The Czechs, of course, went into opposition, and used obstruction.

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  • The Czechs refrained from obstruction, for they did not wish to forfeit the alliance with the Poles and Conservatives, on which their parliamentary strength depended, and the Germans used the opportunity to pass measures for promoting the material prosperity of the country, especially for an important system of canals which would bring additional prosperity to the coal-fields and manufactures of Bohemia.

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  • The Czechs blocked business by a pile of " urgency motions " and occasionally indulged in noisy obstruction.

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  • The Niger and Shari systems communicate, with, at high water, but one obstruction to navigation.

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  • The one obstruction in the waterway is a fall of 165 ft.

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  • So great was this obstruction that the Nile had never been a regular trade route to the Sudan.

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  • Any obstruction across a river's.

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  • A small obstruction may divert the stream from one side to the other.

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  • The existence of these lands helps to account for the usual obstruction of pack-ice in the waters of the Nordenskjold Archipelago and the Kara Sea.

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  • The influence of dissent also acted along with the rapidly rising religious fervour of the age in quickening in the church that sense of a divine mission, and of the right and power to carry out that mission without obstruction from any worldly authority, which belongs to the essential consciousness of the Christian church.

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  • This theory was founded on the following principles: - (I) the particles of the electric fluid repel each other with a force decreasing as the distance increases; (2) the particles of the electric fluid attract the atoms of all bodies and are attracted by them with a force obeying the same law; (3) the electric fluid exists in the pores of all bodies, and while it moves without any obstruction in conductors such as metals, water, &c., it moves with extreme difficulty in so-called non-conductors such as glass, resin, &c.; (4) electrical phenomena are produced either by the transference of the electric fluid of a body containing more to one containing less, or from its attraction and repulsion when no transference takes place.

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  • A peculiar network of fjords and connecting channels terminating inland in a peculiarly shaped body of water with long, widely branching arms, called Worsley Sound, Obstruction Sound and Last Hope Inlet, covers an extensive area between the 51st and 53rd parallels, and extends nearly to the Argentine frontier.

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  • These plains, the third or desert region of the state, have their mountains also, but they are lower, and they are not compacted; the plains near the mountain region slope toward the Gulf of California across wide valleys separated by isolated ranges, then across broad desert stretches traversed by rocky ridges, and finally there is no obstruction to the slope at all.

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  • To remove this obstruction the water was pumped out while the plugs kept the orifices closed.

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  • The deposit grows on the sides of the pipes and accumulates at the bottom, and causes most serious obstruction to the flow of water.

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  • Numerous outlets are also objectionable, from their liability to obstruction.

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  • A census, miserably deficient (largely owing to free-state abstention and obstruction), was the basis of apportionment of delegates.

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  • The financial bill and the coercion bill were both pressed forward, and each gave opportunities for discussion and, what was then new in parliament, for obstruction.

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  • During the Conservative government of 1874, the Irish members had endeavoured to arrest attention by organized obstruction.

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  • It has forty-two rapids, its last obstruction being the Pongo de Aguirre, so called from the traitor Aguirre who passed there.

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  • Obstruction was Fersen's chief weapon, and he continued to postpone the granting of subsidies by the house of nobles for some weeks.

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  • Even where they undergo healing they may cause such a stricture of the calibre of the intestinal canal as to give rise to the symptoms of obstruction which ultimately prove fatal.

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  • They are usually few in number, but occasionally occur in such large numbers that they cause intestinal obstruction.

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  • But though exceptionally free from obstruction by rapids, the river falls very low in the dry season, and for seven to eight months is almost useless for navigation.

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  • On the north there arc numerous small indentations, many of which form convenient harbours, although the current flowing along the coast from the west often leaves in the stiller water at their mouths Coaat-Unes, obstruction bars.

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  • He strenuously supported Stephen during his long struggle with Ivan the Terrible, despite the obstruction and parsimony of the diet.

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  • The motion for their introduction was made by the deputy Gabor Daniel, supported by the premier, and after scenes of unheard-of obstruction and violence (Nov.

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  • The command of the expedition was given to Sir Samuel Baker, who reached Khartum in February 1870, but, owing to the obstruction of the river by the sudd or grass barrier, did not reach Gondokoro, the centre of his province, for fourteen months.

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  • You may have some mild obstruction to your nasal passages from swollen adenoids or nasal polyps.

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  • airflow obstruction?

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  • airway obstruction in a cohort with Down's syndrome.

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  • Obstruction or rupture of the urinary tract distal to the renal pelvis will result in a post-renal azotemia.

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  • bilious vomiting in neonates (and older children) mandates further investigation to exclude intestinal obstruction.

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  • Hepatocellular function is normal (although it may deteriorate in prolonged obstruction) so the excess plasma bilirubin is chiefly conjugated.

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  • In some cases, a permanent metal tube, called a stent, may be placed across the obstruction, to relieve the blockage.

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  • Patients may also require dietary advice to prevent obstruction by food bolus.

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  • bowel obstruction presents a different picture.

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  • However, eosinophilic bronchitis differs from asthma in that there is no variable airflow obstruction or airway hyperresponsiveness in the former condition.

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  • bronchodilator effect in patients with reversible airways obstruction.

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  • Hypotension is the more common feature associated with obstruction of the pulmonary circulation.

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  • The principal individual causes were broncho-pneumonia (3,024 deaths) and chronic airways obstruction, not elsewhere classified (2,374 ).

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  • confirmed the presence of the obstruction in all the other 9 patients.

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  • Clean intermittent catheterisation will temporarily relieve the symptoms and signs of obstruction or decreased detrusor contraction (Moore, 1995 ).

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  • Serum urea and electrolytes and creatinine to assess renal function (but a normal serum creatinine does not rule out obstruction ).

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  • Will show dilatation of the renal pelvis suggesting reflux or obstruction.

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  • Jejunal diverticulosis occasionally presents as an emergency with perforation, obstruction or gastrointestinal hemorrhage.

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  • MATERIALS AND METHODS: Patients with epiphora and nasolacrimal duct or sac obstruction or stenosis were invited to participate.

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  • duct obstruction must be ruled out in infants, as patients may need corrective surgery.

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  • Progress A diagnosis of partial large bowel obstruction was made and the patient treated with stimulant laxatives and phosphate enemas.

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  • fume hood by tubing of large enough cross section not to cause obstruction.

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  • gallstone colonic ileus, which is a rare condition, 17,18 there may be a pre-existing narrowing in the colon causing intestinal obstruction.

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  • It should be avoided by people with chronic heartburn, severe liver damage, inflammation of the gallbladder, or obstruction of bile ducts.

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  • There are, however, isolated case reports of such leiomyomas giving rise to complications including gastrointestinal hemorrhage and obstruction.

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  • Exhaust lines must be vented to a fume hood by tubing of large enough cross section not to cause obstruction.

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  • hyoscine butylbromide, on the other hand, can be useful for patients experiencing colic from complete bowel obstruction.

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  • Paralytic ileus (also called adynamic ileus) is one type of intestinal obstruction.

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  • intestinal ileus and obstruction may occur [Tenser, 2001; Sissons, 2003 ]. Encephalitis.

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  • In gallstone colonic ileus, which is a rare condition, 17,18 there may be a pre-existing narrowing in the colon causing intestinal obstruction.

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  • Nine times out of ten tho, a noisy pump is caused by an obstruction colliding with the rotating impeller.

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  • The most common fault by far, is an obstruction stopping the pump impeller from spinning.

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  • intestinal obstruction.

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  • The most common complications of gastrointestinal lipomas are bleeding and obstruction.

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  • In bowel obstruction fluid is secreted into the bowel lumen.

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  • An affected baby may have intestinal obstruction from thick meconium filling the intestine.

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  • midline shift often distorts the Foramen of Munro of the opposite side, causing obstruction.

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  • obstruction of salivary outflow typically with pain and swelling at meal times.

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  • obstruction of the highway; released without charge.

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  • obstruction of the airways occurring to a variable degree; it is a non-infectious disease.

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  • obstruction of salivary ducts.

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  • obstruction of the intestine.

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  • In the case of advanced colorectal cancer they may be created to relieve obstruction.

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  • remove any obvious obstruction in the casualty's mouth.

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  • Many of the bins stay all day, causing an obstruction.

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  • In 1909 Cheadle was operated upon for intestinal obstruction.

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  • Treatment - Palliative surgery may relieve the biliary obstruction in carcinoma of the head of the pancreas.

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  • The drug also had a beneficial effect on nasal obstruction in the latter part of the study.

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  • The management of bilateral ureteric obstruction and renal failure in advanced prostate cancer.

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  • For example, urinary tract obstruction, can be treated to save renal function.

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  • BPH is a non-malignant disease of the prostate which may lead to gland enlargement that can cause prostatic obstruction.

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  • Sleep related upper airway obstruction in a cohort with Down's syndrome.

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  • He had had mild symptoms of bladder outflow obstruction for one year prior to presentation.

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  • What advice can you give for use of beta blockade in patients with airflow obstruction?

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  • Abner A: Approach to the patient who presents with superior vena cava obstruction.

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  • Mid or high small bowel obstruction presents a different picture.

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  • Superior vena caval obstruction often arises acutely and should be treated as an emergency.

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  • outflow obstruction for one year prior to presentation.

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  • outflow tract obstruction.

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  • outlet obstruction have improved.

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  • This may cause a perforation of the gut lining or an obstruction.

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  • Symptoms of advanced disease include intestinal obstruction, perforation and resulting peritonitis.

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  • pharyngeal abscess Pharyngeal abscess has a high risk of airway obstruction.

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  • Solid food causes immediate airway obstruction resulting in hypoxia, whilst liquid gastric contents cause an acid pneumonitis (inflammation of lung tissue ).

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  • Surgical and endoscopic findings confirmed the presence of the obstruction in all the other 9 patients.

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  • laser prostatectomy versus transurethral resection for treating benign prostatic obstruction: a systematic review.

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  • radiology in the diagnosis of small bowel obstruction.

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  • reversible airway obstruction which is accompanied by allergic inflamation in 90% of the cases.

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  • The seed taken in wine with a little saffron removes obstruction of the liver and is good for the yellow jaundice.

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  • Tritace should not be used in patients with aortic or mitral valve stenosis or outflow obstruction (see Precautions section below ).

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  • sternal recession in small children with airway obstruction.

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  • Water is not a problem but any other obstruction will prevent you from locating the stopcock and so will need cleaning out.

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  • Late sequelae include strictures, chronic radiation enteritis, malabsorption, or gastrointestinal obstruction.

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  • tract obstruction, can be treated to save renal function.

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  • I'd known he had something but this is the first time the doctor called it the outflow tract obstruction.

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  • For chronic nasal obstruction, nasal turbinates are reduced.

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  • Retroperitoneal fibrosis Inflammation that involves the ureters and cause a blockage - obstruction.

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  • A male cat has a more narrow urethra which makes obstruction more likely.

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  • Obstruction to the tubes may be due to previous vasectomy or other surgery, but often the cause is not known.

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  • vena cava obstruction.

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  • The obstruction of an authorized enforcement officer in enforcing a writ will continue to be a criminal offense.

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  • As any obstruction to the outflow of the contents throws an increased amount of work on the walls, in order to overcome the resistance, the intermittent strain, acting on the muscle cells, stimulates them to enlarge and proliferate, fig.

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  • (x 75 diam.) pigment from the liver by the normal channels be prevented, as by obstruction of the main bile ducts, the bile will accumulate until it regurgitates or is absorbed into the lymph and blood vessels, and is carried in a soluble state throughout the tissues, thus producing a general staining - an essential characteristic of jaundice.

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  • Further obstruction was manifestly futile, and the British authorities reluctantly instructed Captain Hobson, R.N., to make his way to northern New Zealand with a dormant commission of lieutenant-governor in his pocket and authority to annex the country to Australia by peaceful arrangement with the natives.

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  • Organized obstruction of parliamentary business by a section of members has been, of course, not confined to Austria.

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  • But instead of support, Casimir encountered obstinate obstruction at every point.

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  • In the House of Commons he was one of the most prominent guerrilla fighters, conspicuous for his audacity and pungency of utterance, and his capacity for obstruction while the Conservatives were in office.

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  • In the end the obnoxious clauses were only withdrawn when the Socialists used the forms of the House to prevent business from being transacted It was the first time that organized obstruction had appeared in the Reichstag, and it was part of the irony of the situation that the representatives of art and learning owed their victory to the Socialists, whom they had so long attacked as the great enemies of modern civilization.

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  • of obstruction that overthrew the Banffy and led to the formation of the Szell cabinet in 1899, the hegemony of the Liberal party which, under various names, had been the mainstay of dualism since 1867, appeared to be unshaken.

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  • In England the people are free to assemble as they please, to march in procession through the streets, to gather in open spaces, to listen to the harangues, often forcibly expressed, of mob orators, provided always that no obstruction is caused or that no disorder or breach of the peace is threatened.

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  • The role of radiology in the diagnosis of small bowel obstruction.

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  • Asthma by its very definition, means a reversible airway obstruction which is accompanied by allergic inflamation in 90% of the cases.

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  • Only Baghdad 's obstruction of a serious international effort to readmit inspectors could provide any semblance of legitimacy to U.S. military action against Iraq.

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  • Tritace should not be used in patients with aortic or mitral valve stenosis or outflow obstruction (see Precautions section below).

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  • This results in intercostal and sternal recession in small children with airway obstruction.

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  • This has to be treated immediately because it can cause complete bowel obstruction and death.

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  • These symptoms may signal an abdominal obstruction or internal injury.

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  • Check the cat's mouth to see if there is any obstruction, such as a chicken bone, that can be easily removed.

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  • If there is an obstruction, your vet will give your cat anesthesia and put a catheter in place to remove the obstruction and clear the bladder.

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  • Kudzu, the root of the herb is used to treat intestinal obstruction, dysentery, headaches, stomach ailments, diarrhea, tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and vertigo.

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  • There could be an ulceration, but there might also be an obstruction involved.

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  • Second, if she's throwing up and unable to eat and drink normally, she's bound to become dehydrated, and may even have a bowel obstruction.

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  • If your dog ingests large quantities, he may develop a bowel obstruction which will require emergency veterinary surgery.

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  • Obstructive sleep apnea, by far the most common, is caused by a physical obstruction such as the soft tissue of the throat collapsing.

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  • In a person with sleep apnea, the airway has an obstruction, stopping breathing for very short periods.

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  • The turbinates are bony protrusions into the nose that can cause chronic nasal obstruction when they become enlarged or hypertrophic.

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  • The doctor can determine whether the snoring is caused by a nasal obstruction, obesity, or obstructive sleep apnea.

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  • The breathing obstruction is minimized improving breathing ability at night.

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  • This is done to prevent airway collapse due to movement of the hyoid bone or obstruction due to a large or badly placed tongue base.

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  • This keeps the airway open during sleep, and prevents decreases in blood oxygen levels due to airway obstruction.

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  • A pharyngometer measure the diameter and stability of a patient's airway and uses these measurements to find the areas of obstruction.

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  • A skull x-ray in order to pinpoint an obstruction.

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  • Any obstruction of the airflow will cause snoring.

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  • It also weakens your body's ability to open up the airway if it has an obstruction.

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  • Alcohol consumption before bedtime relaxes the throat muscles and impairs your body's ability to recognize and prevent airway obstruction.

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  • Pillows are available to prevent back sleeping or to raise the head to prevent airway obstruction.

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  • The only time dentists use surgery as a solution is when the anatomy of the individual is the main contributing factor in the upper airway obstruction.

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  • This allows the sleeper to continue breathing as the obstruction is prevented from blocking the airway.

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  • Although the airway obstruction of sleep apnea causes hypopnea, it is not directly associated with daytime hypopnea.

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  • Addressing the cause of the obstruction can help you to stop snoring.

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  • The relaxed tissue is more likely to cause an obstruction.

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  • OSA stems from an obstruction or narrowing in the airway passage the prevents air from flowing freely.

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  • One of the most common reasons for poor reception is obstruction.

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  • A transient ischemic attack (TIA), also called a "mini stroke," is characterized by a short-term blood vessel obstruction or clot that tends to resolve itself quickly, usually within 10-20 minutes, or up to 24 hours.

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  • Ischemia-A decrease in the blood supply to an area of the body caused by obstruction or constriction of blood vessels.

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  • The persistence or development of jaundice beyond the second week in a newborn who also has light-colored stools indicates obstruction to the flow of bile.

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  • If the obstruction is only between the gall bladder and the intestine, it is possible to attach a piece of intestine directly to the gall bladder.

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  • Some life-threatening complications have occurred, including bleeding and airway obstruction.

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  • In 2000, the leading cause of fatal accidental injury among children was motor vehicle occupant injury (28%), followed by drowning (16%) and airway obstruction injury (14%).

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  • Children, especially those under the age of three, are quite vulnerable to airway obstruction injury because they have small upper airways and have relative inexperience with chewing.

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  • Airway obstruction injury-An injury that obstructs the airway and prevents proper breathing, either through strangulation, suffocation, or choking.

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  • Key features include symptoms that mimic gastrointestinal obstruction and nervous system abnormalities.

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  • One cause of hyperbilirubinemia in seemingly healthy full-term or near-term infants is biliary atresia, an obstruction or inflammation of the bile ducts.

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  • Biliary atresia-the underdevelopment, inflammation, or obstruction of the bile ducts that carry bile from the liver to the gall bladder and small intestine-causes bile to build up in the liver and forces the bilirubin into the blood.

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  • Infants with a duct obstruction within the liver itself usually require a liver transplant by the age of two.

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  • Biliary atresia-An obstruction or inflammation of a bile duct that causes bilirubin to back up into the liver.

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  • Short term use of laxatives is generally safe except in appendicitis, fecal impaction, or intestinal obstruction.

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  • However, children and infants are at increased risk of choking and foreign body airway obstruction due to immature airway and dental anatomy, distraction and play during eating, and a natural tendency to put objects into their mouths.

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  • Airway obstruction death and injury are especially prevalent in children under age four due to anatomy (small airway), natural curiosity and tendency to put objects in their mouths, and incomplete chewing.

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  • For children, infants, and adolescents who are unconscious, choking and foreign body obstruction can be diagnosed by attempting to give rescue breaths.

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  • Oxygen deprivation from a foreign body airway obstruction can result in permanent brain damage or death in four minutes or less.

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  • Vikle, Gary M., et al. "Airway Obstruction in Children Aged Less than Five Years: The Prehospital Experience."

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  • Obstructive sleep apnea refers to partial obstruction of the airway during sleep, causing irregular breathing and sometimes snoring.

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  • Meconium is the first dark stool that a baby passes after birth; ileus is an obstruction of the digestive tract.

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  • Some 98 percent of men with CF are sterile, due to complete obstruction or absence of the vas deferens (the tube carrying sperm out of the testes).

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  • Stridor is a term used to describe noisy breathing in general and to refer specifically to a high-pitched crowing sound associated with croup, respiratory infection, and airway obstruction.

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  • Listening to an older child or adult breathe usually enables pediatricians, family physicians, and pulmonary specialists to estimate where an airway obstruction is located.

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  • X rays and direct examination of the voice box (larynx) and breathing passages using a laryngoscope or bronchoscope indicate the exact location of the obstruction or inflammation.

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  • The most common obstruction defects are pulmonary valve stenosis, aortic valve stenosis, and coarctation of the aorta.

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  • Bicuspid aortic valve and subaortic stenosis are less common obstruction defects.

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  • Obstruction defects: cyanosis (skin that is discolored blue)-chest pain, unusual fatigue or quick tiring, dizziness or fainting, and high blood pressure.

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  • Airway obstruction death and injury are especially prevalent in children under age four due to their anatomy (small airway), natural curiosity and tendency to put objects in their mouths, and incomplete chewing.

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  • Air is forced out of the lungs to dislodge the obstruction in the trachea and bring the foreign object back up into the mouth.

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  • Vilke, Gary M., et al. "Airway Obstruction in Children Aged Less Than 5 Years: The Prehospital Experience."

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  • Individuals with a more severe form of MPS VI can have airway obstruction, develop hydrocephalus (accumulation of fluid in the brain), and exhibit bone changes.

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  • Nasal trauma is defined as any injury to the nose or related structure that may result in bleeding, a physical deformity, a decreased ability to breathe normally because of obstruction, or an impaired sense of smell.

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  • Fractures may also damage the membranes that line the nasal passages, leading to possible formation of scar tissue, obstruction of the airway, and damage to the child's sense of smell.

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  • Obstruction and infection, which often are the result of bacteria, cause the gland and the area around it to swell.

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  • The first successful open fetal surgery was performed in 1981 for a urinary tract obstruction.

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  • The EXIT procedure is used for various types of airway obstruction including CCAM.

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  • Epiglottitis is an infection of the epiglottis, which can lead to severe airway obstruction.

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  • A child may begin complaining of a sore throat and within a few hours be suffering from extremely severe airway obstruction.

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  • Diagnosis begins with a high level of suspicion that a quickly progressing illness with fever, sore throat, and airway obstruction is very likely to be epiglottitis.

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  • "Acute Inflammatory Upper Airway Obstruction."

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  • Duodenal obstruction is a partial or complete obstruction of the duodenum, the first part of the small intestine.

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  • Obstruction prevents food from passing through the digestive tract, interfering with digestion and nutrition.

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  • Obstruction prevents the normal passage of stomach contents into the duodenum and keeps the gallbladder and pancreas from draining their secretions.

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  • In infants and children, congenital defects (anomalies) usually cause duodenal obstruction, and symptoms are present at birth or shortly after when the infant attempts to feed.

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  • When obstruction occurs, regardless of cause, food, gas, and secretions from within the intestine will accumulate above the point of obstruction, bloating (distending) the affected portion of intestine.

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  • The fluid accumulation and reduced absorption lead to bilious vomiting, which is the vomitus will appear greenish, the classic sign of upper intestinal obstruction.

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  • In newborns, congenital duodenal obstruction can occur when the duodenal channel (duodenal lumen) is not correctly formed (recanalized) during fetal development.

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  • This condition is known as duodenal atresia, and it results in duodenal obstruction.

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  • Malrotation of the duodenum is a more common cause of duodenal obstruction, typically appearing in the first few weeks of life.

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  • In malrotation, the duodenum is usually coiled to the right, causing obstruction of the duodenum and failure of the stomach contents to pass through to the next portion of small intestine.

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  • Surgery is required immediately to correct this type of duodenal obstruction.

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  • Duodenal atresia, one of the causes of duodenal obstruction, affects one in 10,000 live births in the United States and is found equally among boys and girls and more often among premature births.

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  • Obstruction of the duodenum occurs in infants as a result of congenital causes.

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  • Vomiting is the prevailing symptom of duodenal obstruction and may occur in the first day of life.

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  • An echocardiogram and chest x rays may be done to evaluate the infant for any other possible abnormalities, including cardiac defects and abnormal development of the pancreas, which is often associated with duodenal obstruction.

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  • Duodenal obstruction requires surgery, but it is not always urgent.

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  • Prognosis will depend on the type and extent of the obstruction, the infant's age at diagnosis, the infant's overall condition, and the presence and severity of any other congenital anomalies.

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  • Widespread infection (peritonitis) may also develop from bacteria growing in the accumulation of undigested material above the obstruction.

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  • No specific measures are recommended to prevent congenital anomalies that result in duodenal obstruction.

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  • If obstruction is suspected or diagnosed in the first few days of the child's life, parents may be concerned about the risks associated with surgery and possible complications in infancy or early childhood.

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  • Parents can be reassured that newer surgical techniques have constantly improved the outcome of surgeries for intestinal obstruction, including duodenal obstruction.

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  • Diagnosed early, intestinal obstruction can be corrected with few complications, and a child who does not have other congenital problems usually is able to resume normal development.

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  • FTT. Inadequate intake also can result from metabolic abnormalities, excessive vomiting caused by obstruction of the gastrointestinal tract, or kidney dysfunction.

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  • Placental infarction-An area of dead tissue in the placenta that is due to an obstruction of circulation in the area.

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  • In these cases, there may be an obstruction of the nose because of infection, allergy, enlarged adenoids, or other facial problems.

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  • Mechanical obstruction is the physical blockage of the intestine by a tumor, scar tissue, or another type of blockage that prevents intestinal contents from getting past the point of obstruction.

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  • One type of mechanical obstruction is caused by the bowel twisting on itself (volvulus) or telescoping into itself (intussusception).

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  • Mechanical obstruction can also result from hernias, fecal impaction, abnormal tissue growth, the presence of foreign bodies in the intestines, or inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease).

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  • Mechanical obstruction in infants under one year of age can be caused by meconium ileus, volvulus, intussusception, and hernias.

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  • Strangulation occurs in about 25 percent of bowel obstruction cases and is a serious condition that can progress to gangrene within six to 12 hours.

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  • Intussusception is the most common cause of intestinal obstruction in children between the ages of three months and six years.

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  • These inguinal hernias easily become incarcerated, trapping the bowel and causing obstruction.

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  • Congenital adhesions or post-surgical adhesions can also cause intestinal obstruction in children.

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  • Each year, one in 1,000 individuals of all ages are diagnosed with intestinal obstruction.

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  • The causes of small bowel obstruction in children are most often volvulus, intussusception, adhesions, or abdominal hernia, a weakness in the abdominal wall that traps a portion of intestine.

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  • The most frequent causes of large-bowel obstruction are tumors, volvulus, or small pouches that form on the intestinal wall (diverticula) that can fill with waste and expand to block the intestines.

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  • One of the earliest signs of mechanical intestinal obstruction is abdominal pain or cramps that come and go in waves.

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  • The cramping results from the inability of the muscular contractions of the bowel to push the digested food past the obstruction.

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  • Vomiting is another typical symptom of intestinal obstruction.

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  • The speed of its onset is a clue to the location of the obstruction.

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  • Vomiting follows shortly after the pain if the obstruction is in the small intestine, but is delayed if it is in the large intestine.

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  • When the material in the bowel cannot move past the obstruction, the body reabsorbs large amounts of fluid and the abdomen becomes sore to the touch and swollen (distended).

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  • Medical attention is needed early in intestinal obstruction and should be sought as soon as symptoms suggest abdominal distress.

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  • With contrast enhancement, the exact location of the obstruction can be pinpointed in the scans or x ray film.

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  • It may not possible to determine if an obstruction is simple or strangulated on scanning, and this will only be determined by performing abdominal surgery.

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  • Children with suspected intestinal obstruction will be hospitalized after the initial diagnostic evaluation.

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  • This treatment successfully relieves partial obstruction in many infants.

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  • If the obstruction is caused by tumors, polyps, or scar tissue, they will be surgically removed.

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  • Hernias, if present, are repaired to correct the obstruction.

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  • Antibiotics may be given pre- or post-operatively to avoid the threat of infection at the site of the obstruction.

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  • Immediate surgery is often the only means of correcting intestinal obstruction.

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  • Alternative practitioners may recommend a high fiber diet to encourage proper stool formation; however, simple constipation is not the cause of intestinal obstruction.

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  • Ileus-An obstruction of the intestines usually caused by the absence of peristalsis.

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  • Strangulated obstruction-An obstruction in which a loop of the intestine has its blood supply cut off.

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  • Volvulus-A twisting of the intestine that causes an obstruction.

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  • Most cases of intestinal obstruction are not preventable.

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  • Surgery to remove tumors or polyps in the intestines helps prevent recurrences, although adhesions can form after surgery, which can be another cause of obstruction.

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  • Preventing certain types of intestinal problems that may lead to intestinal obstruction may include making sure that the diet includes sufficient fiber to help encourage proper stool formation and regular elimination.

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  • Diagnosis of intestinal obstruction in a child is dependent on recognizing related symptoms.

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  • Parents may be concerned about preventing intestinal problems in their children and about missing the symptoms of possible intestinal obstruction.

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  • Diagnosed early, intestinal obstruction can be corrected without complications.

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  • Medical complications and health threats, including high lead levels, bowel perforation or intestinal obstruction, will require additional medical management, beyond addressing the underlying issue of pica.

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  • These features appear to be due to obstruction of the lymphatic system during fetal development.

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  • This can create an intestinal obstruction that requires surgery.

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  • Kidney failure may occur due to widespread obstruction of the capillaries in the filtering structures called glomeruli.

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  • Emergency symptoms of a drug allergy include obstruction of the throat from swelling, severe asthma attack, and anaphylaxis.

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  • This condition can result in chronic obstruction, setting the person up for the development of an infection.

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  • Mechanical obstructions occur because the bowel is physically blocked and its contents cannot pass the point of the obstruction.

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  • By contrast, non-mechanical obstruction, called ileus, occurs because the rhythmic contractions that move material through the bowel (called peristalsis) stop.

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  • The total rate of bowel obstruction due both to mechanical and non-mechanical causes is one in 1,000 people.

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  • It is one of the major causes of bowel obstruction in infants and children.

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  • Infants with cystic fibrosis are more likely to experience meconium ileus (obstruction of a dark green material in the intestine in newborns).

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  • It may be necessary to do more invasive tests, such as a barium enema or upper GI series, if the obstruction is mechanical.

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  • Barium studies are used in cases of mechanical obstruction but may cause problems by increasing pressure or intestinal contents if used in ileus.

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  • Also, in cases of suspected mechanical obstruction involving the gastrointestinal tract (from the small intestine downward) use of barium x rays are contraindicated, since they may contribute to the obstruction.

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  • In some cases, especially where there is a mechanical obstruction or death (necrosis) of intestinal tissue, surgery may be necessary.

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  • Surgery to remove a tumor or other mechanical obstruction may help to prevent a recurrence.

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  • In severe cases, airway obstruction may occur.

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  • So many different diseases can cause vomiting-from bowel obstruction to epilepsy-that an accurate and timely diagnosis is critical.

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  • Babies with neonatal Graves' disease may suffer from prematurity, airway obstruction, and heart failure.

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  • Patients typically have intestinal obstruction.

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  • Malabsorption of nutrients always results along with severe cramping, bowel obstruction, and intestinal bleeding with passage of bloody stools.

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  • Surgery may be necessary in severe EC cases in which there is obstruction of the intestines.

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  • In newborns, the most common cause of cardiopulmonary arrest is respiratory failure caused by sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), airway obstruction (usually from inhalation of a foreign body), sepsis, neurologic disease, or drowning.

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  • Stridor-A term used to describe noisy breathing in general and to refer specifically to a high-pitched crowing sound associated with croup, respiratory infection, and airway obstruction.

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  • Mechanical obstruction of the airways, which commonly occurs when food gets lodged in the throat, can be treated by applying the Heimlich maneuver.

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  • Respiratory acidosis is caused by impaired breathing caused by conditions such as severe chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, or airway obstruction.

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  • In these children, hydrocephalus is caused by obstruction of the fourth ventricle due to its herniation into the spinal column.

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  • Esophageal atresia is indicated if the catheter stops at the blind pouch, indicating that it has hit an obstruction.

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  • Abdominal x rays may be taken as well to look for intestinal obstruction and abnormalities.

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  • This difficulty can lead to a vicious cycle of recurrent episodes of inflammation, respiratory infections, lung damage, increased production of excess mucus, and possibly airway obstruction.

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  • This positive pressure permits airflow to reach beneath the areas of mucus obstruction and to move the mucus toward the larger airways where it can be expectorated.

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  • Hirschsprung's disease, also known as congenital megacolon or aganglionic megacolon, is an abnormality in which certain nerve fibers are absent in segments of the bowel, resulting in severe bowel obstruction.

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  • The absence of these nerve fibers, which help control the movement of bowel contents, is what results in intestinal obstruction accompanied by other symptoms.

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  • It is important to diagnose the condition before the intestinal obstruction causes an overgrowth of bacteria that evolves into a medical emergency.

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  • Enterocolitis can lead to severe diarrhea and massive fluid loss, which can cause death from dehydration unless surgery is done immediately to relieve the obstruction.

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  • Hirschsprung's disease in the newborn must be distinguished from other causes of intestinal obstruction.

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  • The x ray will indicate if a segment of bowel is constricted, causing dilation and obstruction.

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  • The first stage relieves the intestinal obstruction by performing a colostomy.

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  • Colostomies are usually required because portions of the intestine have been removed or an intestinal obstruction exists.

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  • Obstruction of the airway may result in respiratory compromise and death.

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  • Congenital myopia develops because of an obstruction along the visual pathway such as cataract.

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  • Lymphoid tissue, which is present in mucosal lining of the appendix and intestines to help fight bacterial and viral infections, can swell and lead to obstruction of the appendix.

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  • Objects inserted into the nose can also cause obstruction of airflow and may need to be removed by a doctor.

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  • An obstruction within the brain is the most frequent cause of congenital hydrocephalus.

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  • Installation of a shunt requires lifelong monitoring by the recipient or family members for signs of recurring hydrocephalus due to obstruction or failure of the shunt.

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  • Bed placement needs to be in an advantageous location so you can see who is entering the room without any obstruction blocking your view.

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  • Vasoepididymostomy is done when an obstruction in the vas deferens close to the epididymis, or in the epididymis itself, is stopping sperm from getting through.

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  • The egg, which normally travels through the fallopian tube, is unable to enter the uterus during ovulation because of the obstruction.

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  • Intestinal Obstruction: If inflammation becomes severe enough, it can block the path of fecal matter through the colon.

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