Disease of a joint.
Inspection through an endoscope of the interior of a joint.
Also known as artificial respiration, a procedure to maintain air flow into and out of the lungs. Examples include mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and the use of a ventilator.
The accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity, causing abdominal swelling.
Atrial septal defect, a hole in the wall separating the two upper chambers of the heart (atria).
A rare lung infection caused by inhaling spores of the fungus Aspergillus
The withdrawal of fluid or cells from the body by suction.
Infection of the lungs owing to inhalation of a foreign body, usually food particles, through the windpipe (trachea).
Inflammation of the lung due to inhalation of foreign material that does not belong in the airway, such as food, liquids or vomit
One of the most used medicines.
A respiratory disease featuring attacks of breathlessness and wheezing due to inflammation and narrowing of the upper airways. There is often an allergic component.
Difficulty in the regulation of posture and the movement of limbs.
The formation of fatty deposits in the arteries, which limit blood flow.
Fatty deposits in the walls of the arteries, seen in atherosclerosis.
Disease leading to fatty deposits in the inner walls of the arteries, which reduce and may eventually obstruct blood flow.
Fatty plaques that form in the inner walls of arteries in atherosclerosis.
Pain in the joints from many possible causes.
The smallest units of an element.
The two upper chambers of the heart.
A common abnormal heart rhythm causing a rapid, irregular pulse and failure of the upper chambers of the heart (atria) to pump properly. Abbreviated to AF.
An abnormally fast but regular heart rhythm due to disturbances in the biological electrical system of the atria of the heart. It is a type of supraventricular tachycardia
A hole in the wall separating the two upper chambers of the heart (atria), present from birth. Abbreviated to ASD.