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Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Who is responsible for naming coronary artery disease?

Giovanni Morgagni?: Giovanni morgagni is generally considered the father of anatomical pathology -- and may have been first to name the blood vessels around the heart, "coronary." they sit like a "crown" (latin: "coronarius") upon the heart. Morgagni also described "hardening" of these arteries. Many others, of course, have also contributed to the development of these ideas. ...Read more

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What is meaning of (wob)?

What is meaning of (wob)?

Work of breathing?: In medical abbreviations, wob may mean "work of breathing". Increased work of breathing means a person is using more effort to inhale or exhale. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of emr>?

What is the meaning of emr>?

E-Medical Record: Unless i misunderstand your question, emr stands for electronic medical record, where patient information is stored in computer databases as opposed to traditional paper charts. ...Read more

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Could you explain these comparative meanings?

Which ones: Please re-ask and clarify which ones you are referring to. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of lved 46mm and rved 15mm.?

What is the meaning of lved 46mm and rved 15mm.?

Heart size: Lved and rved represent size of left and right ventricle, respectively, at full dilatation, end diastole. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of bronchoscopic?

What is the meaning of bronchoscopic?

Procedure: Bronchoscopy is the procedure where a lung doctor looks into your airways with a camera. Bronchoscopic is anything that is done using that method - could be obtaining a culture or doing a biopsy ...Read more

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What is the meaning of bronchoscopic?

What is the meaning of bronchoscopic?

Procedure: Bronchoscopy is the procedure where a lung doctor looks into your airways with a camera. Bronchoscopic is anything that is done using that method - could be obtaining a culture or doing a biopsy ...Read more

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Could you tell me if dreams really have meanings?

Yes: Dreams do have meaning. There are often multiple correct interpretations to the same dream. Aspects of your day can be incorporated into the symbols and themes of dreams. Dreams are best understood by the dreamer who evaluates them in the context of his or her life. ...Read more

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I had trigliserida too high. The point was 256. Was the meaning?

I had trigliserida too high. The point was 256. Was the meaning?

Just a bit high: Triglyceride (little fat droplet) is a component of your cholesterol and normal is less than 150. 151-199 is mildly high, 200-499 moderate, above 500 is very high--i have seen above 1500. Unlike actual cholesterol level, triglyceride varies greatly from day to day with dietary intake. So postmeal maybe very high, but normal in fasting. Watch what u eat, exercise, f/u w doc for recheck. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of the hgb A1c of 7.2?

What is the meaning of the hgb A1c of 7.2?

Moderate control: You have good control of your diabetes but not ideal. The goal is maximum 6%. ...Read more