The two most common forms of hyperthermia are heat exhaustion and heat stroke, the latter of which is especially dangerous and requires immediate medical attention.
Hyperthermia is the general name given to heat-related illnesses.
Malignant hyperthermia is a rare, inherited condition in which a person develops a very high fever when given certain anesthetics or muscle relaxants in preparation for surgery.
Scientific research has proven that scrotal hyperthermia can cause clinical subfertility (decreased fertility) in men.
People with MD are susceptible to a severe reaction, known as malignant hyperthermia, when given halothane anesthetic.
Between one in 2,000 and one in 10,000 people are at risk of developing malignant hyperthermia as a reaction to some commonly used anesthetics.
The main toxic action is the uncoupling of oxidative phosphorylation, converting all cellular energy in the form of heat and causing extreme hyperthermia.
Malignant hyperthermia: suxamethonium can trigger the onset of malignant hyperthermia in those patients who have this genetic muscle disorder.
In animal studies Esmeron was shown not to be a triggering factor for malignant hyperthermia.
Device to be developed will solve this problem by application of the whole body hyperthermia.
percutaneous laser-induced hyperthermia produces predictable areas of tumor necrosis with minimal complications.
Postdoctoral: Currently working on the cellular mechanisms underlying human malignant hyperthermia.
hyperthermia treatment once a week, 46 per cent survived.
CONCLUSIONS: Percutaneous laser hyperthermia produces significant tumor necrosis and has the advantage of low morbidity, and cost effectiveness.
uncouplein toxic action is the uncoupling of oxidative phosphorylation, converting all cellular energy in the form of heat and causing extreme hyperthermia.
hyperthermia in the rat.
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