shunt

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Synonyms for shunt

a passage by which a bodily fluid (especially blood) is diverted from one channel to another

a conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current

implant consisting of a tube made of plastic or rubber

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transfer to another track, of trains

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provide with or divert by means of an electrical shunt

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Comparison of the blood oxygen tension and of the pulmonary shunt, calculated as the A-a P[O.
Key Words: one-lung ventilation, positive end-expiratory pressure, oxygenation, pulmonary shunt fraction
the ventilated lung), minimises the increase in pulmonary shunt fraction and ameliorates the decrease in arterial oxygen tension ([P.
Changes in cardiac output may likewise change PaO2 and the O2 score, particularly in the patient with a concurrent substantial pulmonary shunt.
Changes in cardiac output may likewise change PaO2 and the O2 score particularly in the patient with a concurrent substantial pulmonary shunt.