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Abdominal obesity increases rapidly after middle age in Korean men, and there is an associated trend toward increasing levels of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The purpose of this study was to examine ...
Vascular variants concerning the internal carotid artery (ICA) at the skull base level are rare. Correct workup and diagnosis in case of suspicion of such a variant are important as it mimics glomus t...
The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between dietary patterns and abdominal obesity among middle-aged and elderly Japanese people, using both waist circumference (WC) and visceral...
Giant abdominal cyst can lead to various non-specific symptoms such as abdominal bloating, nausea/vomiting, constipation due to its mass effect. In rarer circumstances, it can lead to bowel obstructio...
The purpose of this study is to assess the accuracy and utility of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) of the bladder compared to patient's sensation of bladder fullness in predicting the abi...
The purpose of this PMS study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of BELKYRA Inj. used according to the dose specified in the instructions for use, for the treatment of patients wi...
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether 6 months treatment with the cholesterol-lowering drug rosuvastatin may reduce visceral fat tissue in obese middle aged men.
Cesarean delivery is defined as fetal birth through incisions in the abdominal wall and the uterine wall (hysterotomy). This definition does not include removal of the fetus from the abdom...
The purpose of this research is to determine if the beneficial effects of remote limb ischemic conditioning on learning seen in young adults are found in middle-aged and older adults.
A syndrome characterized by a transient loss of the ability to form new memories. It primarily occurs in middle aged or elderly individuals, and episodes may last from minutes to hours. During the period of amnesia, immediate and recent memory abilities are impaired, but the level of consciousness and ability to perform other intellectual tasks are preserved. The condition is related to bilateral dysfunction of the medial portions of each TEMPORAL LOBE. Complete recovery normally occurs, and recurrences are unusual. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, pp429-30)
A protrusion of abdominal structures through the retaining ABDOMINAL WALL. It involves two parts: an opening in the abdominal wall, and a hernia sac consisting of PERITONEUM and abdominal contents. Abdominal hernias include groin hernia (HERNIA, FEMORAL; HERNIA, INGUINAL) and VENTRAL HERNIA.
Surgical removal of excess abdominal skin and fat and tightening of the ABDOMINAL WALL. Abdominoplasty may include LIPECTOMY of INTRA-ABDOMINAL FAT, tightening of the ABDOMINAL MUSCLES, and re-creation of the UMBILICUS.
A childhood counterpart of abdominal or extra-abdominal desmoid tumors, characterized by firm subcutaneous nodules that grow rapidly in any part of the body but do not metastasize. The adult form of abdominal fibromatosis is FIBROMATOSIS, ABDOMINAL. (Stedman, 25th ed)