Example sentences for: pathophysiology

How can you use “pathophysiology” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a significant, chronic disease that afflicts 1% of the general population in most countries [ 1 ] . Joint damage typically occurs before patients are diagnosed, and most of the joint destruction occurs within the first 2 years of diagnosis [ 2 ] . Therapeutic drugs such as sulfasalazine and methotrexate (MTX) only slow the progression of the disease, suggesting that these drugs fail to adequately quell the underlying pathophysiology of RA [ 3 ] .

  • Students performed better on interpersonal and technical skills - patient interaction, history-taking, physical examination technique, identification of abnormality, and patient presentation - than on interpretative or integrative skills - knowledge of the pathophysiology of physical examination findings, and differential diagnosis.

  • In this regard, a recent study has demonstrated the ability of BMP-4 to inhibit cyclic AMP-stimulated androgen production by the cultured human theca cell line, presumably by activating BMP receptors (BMPR-IA, -IB, and -II) which are expressed in these cells [ 34 ] . Because theca derived androgen is required for follicle estrogen biosynthesis and has been implicated in ovary pathology [ 35 ] , it will be interesting to determine how the expression and functions of these TIC-specific BMPs are integrated into the overall processes of physiology and pathophysiology.

  • The pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes involves, in part, a “relative” deficiency of insulin.

  • However, pathophysiology of disease is a major focus of the second-year curriculum.

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