Examples of perforation in a Sentence
an infection that can cause perforation of the intestine
absentmindedly made perforations in his paper with his pencil
Recent Examples of perforation from the Web
Uncomplicated diverticulitis: If an attack occurs without sepsis, without free perforation or any other complication, it can usually be treated without surgery.
The rates of esophageal perforation, pancreatitis and mortality were each less than 0.01%.
The result is a culinary theater-in-the-round, starring a butter-pastry cascade of rosettes, hearts, leaves, vines, berries, braids, stars, paisley, perforations, diamonds and dots.
Those symptoms may progress, however, to serious complications like esophageal perforation, vocal cord paralysis, or erosion of the airway or blood vessels.
This study gives the physician a lot of information about the colon, and can find perforations, abscesses or obstructions.
This week, the agency revealed that five more deaths had been reported since last year’s warning, several of which were linked to perforations of the stomach wall after balloon implantation.
In four of the cases, including the one for the ReShape device, death was preceded by a gastric perforation, or hole in the stomach wall, that occurred within 3½ weeks of surgical placement of the balloon, according to the FDA.
Colonoscopies come with real but rare risks, including complications related to anesthesia and the potential for bleeding or perforations.
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PERFORATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of perforation for English Language Learners
: a small hole or series of small holes in paper, cardboard, etc.
medical : a hole in part of the body caused by an accident or disease
medical Definition of perforation
- spontaneous perforation of the sigmoid colon in the presence of diverticulosis
- —Journal of the American Medical Association
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