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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4), (5) The vein of Galen varix refers to a varicose dilation of the vein of Galen without an underlying arteriovenous shunt.
In one 2-mm FNH, an arteriovenous shunt was identified, Thus, local venous obstruction could have played a role in the development of the FNH response, as suggested by Lough et al[18] for non-tumor-associated FNH.
It scores over non-invasive modalities such as CT angiography and MR angiography in demonstrating small feeders supplying the fistula, as well as the dynamic aspects of the venous drainage of the normal brain, and haemodynamic relationships with the venous drainage of the arteriovenous shunt.
Before analysis, the stents were implanted in an arteriovenous shunt in 10 patients for up to two hours during which patients underwent elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).
It is postulated that stenosis is the response of the venous endothelium to the rapid and turbulent flow caused by the arteriovenous shunt.