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Deficiency

A shortage or insufficiency. The amount by which federal Income Tax due exceeds the amount reported by the taxpayer on his or her return; also, the amount owed by a taxpayer who has not filed a return. The outstanding balance of a debt secured by a mortgage after the mortgaged property has been sold to satisfy the obligation at a price less than the debt.

deficiency

noun absence, dearth, defect, deficit, destitution, failing, failure to comply, falling short, fault, faultiness, flaw, foible, impairment, imperfection, inadequateness, incompleteness, incompletion, insufficiency, lack, loss, meagerness, need, nonfulfillment, nonperformance, omission, paucity, penury, poverty, privation, scarcity, short supply, shortage, shortcoming, sparsity, ullage, want, weakness
Associated concepts: deficiency assessment, deficiency bill, deficiency decree, deficiency judgment, deficiency tax, innome tax deficiency, liability for deficiency, mental deficiency, notice of deficiency, recovery of deficiency, tax deficiency
See also: absence, dearth, defect, deficit, delinquency, disadvantage, failure, fault, flaw, foible, frailty, handicap, insufficiency, mediocrity, need, omission, paucity, poverty, vice
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TVT may be the preferred surgical option for women who have urodynamically confirmed stress incontinence complicated by intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD)--on the basis of the data gathered by these researchers.
It's possible that occult stress urinary incontinence with intrinsic sphincter deficiency may be more difficult to treat in women with severe anterior vaginal prolapse, but our study sample size was not large enough to show this difference," said Dr.
Researchers were mainly interested in patients who had intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD), defined as a Valsalva leak-point pressure <60 cm [H.
Because collagen is easy to inject in an outpatient setting and its associated complications are rare, urethral injections of purified bovine collagen gained acceptance for the treatment of stress incontinence caused by intrinsic sphincter deficiency.
A retrospective study of 267 patients who underwent a TVT procedure found that the TVT sling also is effective in patients with varying degrees of intrinsic sphincter deficiency, minimal urethral hypermobility, or occult incontinence, Dr.
Advantages of the Kovac procedure include its ability to treat urethral hypermobility and/or intrinsic sphincter deficiency The sling is attached to the lower part of the pubic bone so that it is less likely to obstruct or hyperelevate the urethra, he said.
This may indicate an intrinsic sphincter deficiency "You might want to get the next level of urodynamic testing or let someone else look at those patients, because they might need a sling," he said.
For urinary incontinence, cystoscopy is most useful for gathering information in patients thought to have intrinsic sphincter deficiency, Dr.