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2012-10-22 22:42:10

Fainting after recent air travel could be a sign of pulmonary embolism (PE), a potentially fatal blockage in the lungs. Syncope or fainting is an uncommon symptom of pulmonary embolism; however, new research presented at CHEST 2012, the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), found that fainting associated with recent air travel may be a key indicator for PE diagnosis. Fainting as a precursor to PE diagnosis was also associated with a saddle embolism, a larger and...

2012-10-10 04:01:30

Developer and Manufacturer of Chemicals Leverages the Adaptability and Scalability of the SYSPRO ERP During Time of Growth Burnaby, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 09, 2012 SYSPRO, one of the longest-standing, global ERP solution providers, announces the success of its ERP system in supporting organizational growth and streamlining processes at BioVectra Inc., a Prince Edward Island based developer, manufacturer and supplier of chemical raw materials and active pharmaceutical ingredients...

2012-02-10 09:00:00

More men suffer from premature ejaculation (PE) than any other sexual dysfunction, twice that of the more recognized erectile dysfunction. But there have been no safe and effective treatments for PE until now with the introduction of Promescent, an FDA approved, over-the-counter medication. Promescent is already being hailed as the only go-to treatment by medical experts and thought leaders worldwide. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Premature Ejaculation (PE) affects...

2011-10-17 22:05:49

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) undergoing surgery may be more likely to develop deep vein thrombosis (DVT; blood clot in a deep vein in the thigh or leg) or pulmonary embolism (PE; blood clot in blood vessels in the lungs) following surgical procedures, according to a study published Online First by Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "An increased risk of DVT and PE in patients with IBD has been evident for the past 75 years," the authors write as...

2011-10-03 11:37:52

Guideline recommends postoperative blood thinners, compression, early mobilization to prevent clots An updated clinical practice guideline released last week by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors recommends how to reduce the likelihood of blood clots after hip or knee replacement surgery, procedures that more than 800,000 Americans undergo each year. The new guideline suggests use of preventive treatments and advises against routinely screening patients...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.