How to use Bmd in a sentence
The current plan is to deploy three Aegis surface combatants with ballistic missile defense (BMD) systems on board.
None of the five interventions has been shown to reduce the risk of non-vertebral fracture in women unselected for low BMD.
For men, the same range is from 20.5% by BUA to 44.1% by BMD at the femoral neck.
Several of the muscular dystrophies, including DMD, BMD, CMD, and most forms of LGMD, are due to defects in the genes for a complex of muscle proteins.
Both DMD and BMD are caused by flaws in the gene for the protein called dystrophin.Advertisement
The flaw leading to DMD prevents the formation of any dystrophin, while that of BMD allows some protein to be made, accounting for the differences in severity and onset between the two diseases.
X-linked diseases include DMD, BMD, and EDMD.
The symptoms of BMD usually appear in late childhood to early adulthood.
The same pattern of leg weakness, unsteadiness, and contractures occurs later for the young man with BMD, often allowing independent walking into the twenties or early thirties.
Heart muscle disease (cardiomyopathy) occurs more commonly in BMD.Advertisement
Accurate genetic tests are available for DMD, BMD, DM, several forms of LGMD, and EDMD.
For EDMD and BMD, for example, an electrocardiogram may be needed to test heart function, and hearing tests are performed for children with FSH.
The arrhythmias of EDMD and BMD may be treatable with antiarrhythmia drugs such as mexiletine or nifedipine.
Heart transplants are increasingly common for men with BMD.
Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD)-A type of muscular dystrophy that affects older boys and men and usually follows a milder course than Duchenne muscular dystrophy.Advertisement
People with dystrophies with significant heart involvement (BMD, EDMD, Myotonic dystrophy) may nonetheless have almost normal life spans, provided that cardiac complications are monitored and treated aggressively.
The respiratory involvement of BMD and LGMD similarly require careful and prompt treatment.