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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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Donors ideally should be younger than 55 years and under no or low dose of vasoactive drugs (below 5[micro]gr/kg/min of dopamine) abdominal domain of the patients with intestinal failure is usually retracted; therefore, they need smaller donors (30% to 40%).
Demonstrating the functional capacity of this tis sue-engineered intestine is a necessary milestone on our path toward one day helping patients with intestinal failure.
Intestinal transplant is considered for patients with irreversible short gut syndrome, functional intestinal failure, or severe complications of total parenteral nutrition.
Natural history of intestinal failure, investigated through a national network-based approach.
ESPEN concluded with a comprehensive review of the medical and surgical management of intestinal failure.
Patients with Crohn's disease, trauma, or intestinal failure due to thrombotic disorders are the best candidates for intestinal transplants, which can be done alone or in combination with transplantation of the liver or other organs.
Patients may require artificial nutrition when they are suffering intestinal failure or their gut is inaccessible due to a procedure.
When her condition failed to improve after a string of operations, the couple, who had been living at Lytham St Annes, Lancs, turned to specialists at the National Intestinal Failure Centre in Salford, who performed the ill-fated surgery in April.
But in a small study presented at the Digestive Disease Week Annual Meeting in May in San Francisco, CA, researchers reported that isolated small bowel transplant resulted in high graft and patient survival, suggesting that this approach can safely be offered to patients with irreversible intestinal failure.
Her family were devastated when doctors said she had liver and intestinal failure and that there was nothing more they could do for her.
Joshua was born with intestinal failure and has to spend 12 hours hooked up to the machine six nights a week.
Between August 1991 and 2000, 21 cadaveric intestinal grafts were transplanted into 17 patients (5 adults, 12 children) with intestinal failure due to long-term total parenteral nutrition (tube-feeding).