How to use Dilation in a sentence
Since children are capable of over focusing, dilation can help the eye care practitioner determine a child's true prescription because the drugs used to dilate also impair this tendency to over focus.
Dystocia-Failure to progress in labor, either because the cervix will not dilate (expand) further or because the head does not descend through the mother's pelvis after full dilation of the cervix.
The unit of measurement for this calculation is called a Montevideo unit, and ideally the sum total of the pressures should be between 150 and 250 Montevideo units to achieve cervical dilation.
Soils with densely packed grains are strain softening because disturbance during sharing causes the grains to move apart causing dilation.
Recent research has shown that dilation of the blood vessels in the brain relates to nitric oxide.Advertisement
Unwanted effects of nitrates include dilation of cranial vessels causing headaches, which can limit the dose used.
What problems are there with using dilation to fill small noisy holes in objects?
In a known drug user, sweating, involuntary sniffing and pupillary dilation are helpful physical signs of early withdrawal from opiates.
In the entire group with aortic dilation, 10 of 15 (67 %) patients were younger than 21 years.
Some patients required additional surgery for voice -- usually endoscopic dilation.Advertisement
For example, where Einstein's equation predicts gravitational time dilation the alternative makes clocks tick more slowly due to a gravitational mass increase.
We guess it took about 45 mins to dilate from 2cm to full dilation.
Using balloon dilation this is expanded into a narrow artery to hold it open.
Hot flashes can be the result of widespread blood vessel dilation.
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In Edinburgh where over 70% of the HIV patients are IDU related, 7 (4 %) had isolated right ventricular dilation.
Your health care provider will insert suppositories into your vagina to stimulate cervical dilation.
You might notice sweating, pale skin or a dilation of your pupils.
Nasal dilation strips are another tool to consider.
The transitional phase continues dilation 7-10 cm.Advertisement
Telangiectasia-Abnormal dilation of capillary blood vessels leading to the formation of telangiectases or angiomas.
Traditional theories about headaches link tension-type headaches to muscle contraction, and migraine and cluster headaches to blood vessel dilation (swelling).
Therefore, headaches may result from contraction of the muscles of the scalp, face or neck; dilation of the blood vessels in the head; or brain swelling that stretches the brain's coverings.
With a complete previa, a c-section is mandatory as cervical dilation would cause bleeding.
Progress in labor is determined by cervical dilation.Advertisement
Recurrent and chronic infections of the lungs and sinuses leading to chronic dilation of the bronchi (the larger air passageways) in the lungs.
The x ray will indicate if a segment of bowel is constricted, causing dilation and obstruction.
Dilation of the eye allows the doctor to check for complications of ROP, diabetes, or degenerative myopia.
A foley catheter may not work as expected and may not cause dilation.
Parcervical blocks are injections of local anesthetic into both sides of the cervix to remove pain due to dilation.
The force of gravity pulls the weight of the baby further towards the birth canal and can help to begin or speed up effacement and dilation.
Dilation--a pelvic exam shows the cervix is fully dilated when the opening measures 10 centimeters.
For example, large eyes can be an indicator - but aside from the fact that children naturally have large eyes, the autistic trait is actually due to the dilation of the pupils.
Autonomic nervous system-The part of the nervous system that controls so-called involuntary functions, such as heart rate, salivary gland secretion, respiratory function, and pupil dilation.
These drugs, including nadolol (Corgard) and digoxin (Lanoxin), block the action of beta receptors that control the speed and strength of heart muscle contractions and blood vessel dilation.
These complications include inflammation of the heart tissue (myocarditis), disturbances in heartbeat rhythm (arrhythmias), and areas of blood vessel dilation (aneurysms) in the coronary arteries.
Despite the strong and graphic touches here and there, exhibiting the impression which the beauty of sea and land, the splendour of Constantinople, the magnitude of the effete but still imposing Greek power, made on him, there is not only an entire absence of dilation on such subjects as a modern would have dilated on (that was to be expected), but an absence likewise of the elaborate and painful description of detail in which contemporary trouveres would have indulged.
A good labor pattern that facilitates cervical dilation can be calculated by taking the difference in pressure between the peak of the contraction and the resting tone and adding them up over a ten-minute period.