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14 Possible Causes for Absent Apical Impulse, Noncompliance, Obesity

  • Obesity

    […] to be obese.[] Noncompliance with behavioral recommendations following bariatric surgery. Obes Surg 2005 ;15: 546 - 551 Citing Articles (1519) Letters Article Figures/Media[] The populations in the studies reviewed were generally self‐ or researcher‐selected, and often noncompliant patients were excluded from analyses.[]

  • Morbid Obesity

    Adolescents who are obese have an increased risk of becoming obese adults. Taller children are more obese than shorter ones.[] Not only is morbid obesity associated to a greater extent to the many medical problems related to obesity, but the body habitus of a morbidly obese patient causes limitation[] We have found this rare complication to be associated with morbid obesity as well.[]

  • Asthma

    A wealth of epidemiologic literature has established that whereas asthma can lead to obesity, obesity is a risk factor for asthma, but mechanisms are unclear.[] A meta-analysis by DiMatteo et al [ 50 ] revealed that patients with a chronic disease and depression were three times more likely to be noncompliant with medical treatment[] Depression is a risk factor for noncompliance with medical treatment: meta analysis of the effects of anxiety and depression on patient adherence.[]

  • Myocardial Infarction

    This morbidly obese patient developed chest pressure, followed by chest pain and difficulty in breathing shortly after receiving on-demand treatment with intravenous recombinant[] […] actually participate in formal cardiac rehabilitation programs because of several factors, including lack of structured programs, physician referrals, low patient motivation, noncompliance[] Obesity. Obesity is associated with high blood cholesterol levels, high triglyceride levels, high blood pressure and diabetes.[]

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction

    […] having hypertension, 61 (34.1%) diabetes mellitus, 75 (41.9%) smokers, 75 (41.9%) patients having positive family history, 11 (6.1%) having dyslipidemia, and 73 (40.8%) obese[] The S4 sound is from the blood itself striking the noncompliant ventricle.[] Females were younger, more likely to be black, and more likely to have hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and anemia.[]

  • Pulmonary Disorder

    In cases of obesity-related lung disease, weight loss and exercise can help reduce the resistance to breathing caused by excess fat.[] Psychological Factors in COPD Depression and anxiety in COPD patients have led to lower exercise tolerance, greater difficulty in stopping smoking, noncompliance with treatment[] Some conditions causing restrictive lung disease are: Interstitial lung disease, such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis Sarcoidosis, an autoimmune disease Obesity, including[]

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    We report two cases of anesthesia for radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP) in obese-chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients using the combination of epidural[] AECOPD. 5 Various risk factors that increase the likelihood of developing AECOPD include prior exacerbations, increasing grade of airflow limitation, female gender, smoking, noncompliance[] A number of case reports and, increasingly, prospective studies from all over the world support its benefits, especially in the morbidly obese population with or without sleep[]

  • Addison's Disease

    Current Opinion in Endocrinology & Diabetes and Obesity. 21(3):147–153, JUN 2014 DOI: 10.1097/MED.0000000000000067, PMID: 24755997 Issn Print: 1752-296X Publication Date:[] But the last inspection -- in August -- gave the zoo a perfect record with no noncompliant findings.[] Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland. 4 Institute of Human Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland. 5 Department of Paediatric Diabetes and Obesity[]

  • Pleurisy

    […] viruses responsible for influenza and others associated with the common cold, and drawing a connection to becoming clinically ill with poor dietary choices — contributing to obesity[] Wyser 1996 excluded 4/74 (5.4%) from the analysis; three due to noncompliance with treatment and one due to a diagnosis of oesophageal cancer during treatment.[] Your obesity in Canada is driving you crazy and depression is channeling you to eat more than you can? Well, you are not alone![]

  • Pericardial Effusion

    It is not circumferential and not clinically significant. 21 Normally, it is found in obese and elderly patients. 8 The fat pad is best seen above the RVOT in the PSLA view[] The noncompliant pericardium has a steep pressure volume curve ( Fig. 1 B); as intrapericardial pressure rises, the transmural pressure results in collapse of the right atrium[] Epicardial adipose tissue and insulin resistance in obese subjects. J Clin Endocrinol Metab . 2005 Nov. 90(11):6300-2. [Medline] .[]

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