Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to perforation: perforation of the uterus, Intestinal perforation, Tympanic membrane perforation
See: split
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In Table 2, the average perforation rate for six "open" system reports involving 187,810 patients was 0.
Once pneumoperitoneum is discovered on CT, the search for a source of perforation ensues.
The tympanoplasty patient had a history of chronic otitis media as well as otitis externa; this patient went on to experience recurrent episodes of fungal otitis externa on the same side where the tympanoplasty had been performed, which resulted in a perforation of the tympanic membrane.
Breastfeeding was associated with a sixfold increase in risk of perforation with both the levonorgestrel and copper IUDs, Dr.
10] In most studies, the most frequent etiology for colon perforation during PCNL is the retrorenal or posterolateral position of the colon.
Patients who have experienced organ perforation or another serious health complication can connect to The Life Care Solutions Group to obtain information about their medical and legal options concerning their specific TVM problem.
Andaz and Sainathan to suggest that screening for high risk factors may not eliminate the occurrence of a perforation.
05 with an expected 50% reduction in glove perforations from the 30% expected perforation rate in the standard sharp needle group to 15% expected in the blunt needle group.
A large pneumoperitoneum may not be identified with small bowel perforation or ruptured appendicitis owing to the localised inflammatory process adjacent to the perforation.
Full text of the article, "The Incidence of Maxillary Sinus Membrane Perforation During Endoscopically Assessed Crestal Sinus Floor Elevation: APilot Study," Journal of Oral Implantology, Vol.
Gangrene or perforation may occur as a result of pressure necrosis by roundworms or due to localized volvulus.
Post-hoc power analysis revealed that the study had over 95% power in detecting a difference of more than 1% in perforation rate among the groups.