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failure

(Bankruptcy), noun commercial failure, default, discontinuance of business, economic downfall, failure to maintain solvency, financial disaster, financial loss, financial ruin, inability to maintain solvency, inability to meet financial obligations, insolvency, insufficiency of funds, lack of funds, suspension of business
Associated concepts: failure to meet one's obligations, insolvency

failure

(Falling short), noun defectio, defectiveness, deficiency, delinquency, dereliction, inability, insufficiency, lack, loss of strength, noncompletion, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, oversight, pretermission, shortcoming, slip, want
Associated concepts: failure of consideration, failure of eviience, failure of heirs, failure of issue, failure of proof, failure of purpose, failure of title, failure of trust, failure to act, faillre to bargain collectively, failure to comply, failure to file a return, failure to give notice, failure to make delivery, failure to perform, failure to prosecute, law office failures, partial failure

failure

(Lack of success), noun aborted attempt, beating, botch, breakdown, collapse, debacle, defeat, disappointment, downfall, drubbing, error, fall, fiasco, fruitless effort, frustration, ineffectualness, labor in vain, loss, miscarriage, misfortune, mistake, ruin, unsuccessful attempt, vain attempt
See also: abortion, bankruptcy, breach, debacle, defeat, delinquency, disaster, dishonor, disqualification, expiration, flaw, foible, frailty, frustration, impossibility, impotence, impuissance, inability, incapacity, inefficacy, infraction, lapse, loss, miscarriage, misconduct, mistrial, neglect, negligence, nonfeasance, nonpayment, offense, omission, oversight, vice
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It has been reported that,6 patients with AMI in combination with cardiac failure accounted for 20% to 68%, most of which were patients over 60 years of age, and patients who once developed hypertension, cardiac dilatation or recurrent cardiac infarction were at high risks of developing cardiac failure.
Patients like these, of cardiomyopathy with no features of congestive cardiac failure can be managed successfully with low dose of local anaesthetic with opioid.
It is noted that proinflammatory mediators such as IL-6 and TNF-alpha play an important role in development of congestive cardiac failure and acute myocardial infarction.
High-output cardiac failure is easily preventable, and can be reversible; therefore, the risk to this population must not be overlooked.
Eighteen (21%) patients developed congestive cardiac failure 15(18%) developed arrhythmias (predominantly complete heart block) and valve abscess formation was observed in 6(7%).
There have been a few reported cases of bortezomib induced congestive cardiac failure in literature (Table 1).
In a narrative verdict, he ruled: "She had taken a supplement containing DMAA which on the balance of probabilities in combination with extreme physical exertion caused acute cardiac failure which resulted in her death.
Mr Kemal Pamuk, who was once an attache at the Turkish Embassy in London, is scandalously suggested to have been engaged in an illicit liaison with Lady Mary when he suffered cardiac failure.
On clinical evaluation, the child was in cardiac failure.
The Exeter hearing was told cardiac failure could not be ruled out as the cause of Kieran's death at the farm in Lamerton, Devon.
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When the parents returned the child to the ED the next morning, he was in cardiac failure related to an enlarged heart.