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Synonyms for decompression

restoring compressed information to its normal form for use or display

relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)

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Participants were randomly assigned to arthroscopic subacromial decompression, investigational arthroscopy only (which was a placebo), or no intervention.
sup][7] Core decompression is now the most frequently used procedure and offers effective results,[sup][2] indications for core decompression are strictly limited to the early stages of AVNFH before femoral head collapse,[sup][8] it is a minimally invasive surgery can achieve the same effect as open surgery, and the technique has gradually diversified into single large-diameter drilling and multiple small-diameter drilling with or without bone grafting (either vascularized or nonvascularized).
Spinal decompression treatment is used to help relieve the pain and symptoms caused by nerve compression in the spine without an individual undergoing painful back surgery.
Methods: We reviewed 168 lumbar stenosis patients treated using decompression alone or with combined procedures in the department of orthopaedics of Tianjin 4th Centre Hospital from October 2010 to January 2014.
She was first transferred to the Larnaca General Hospital and after being diagnosed, she was transferred to Famagusta hospital where the decompression chamber is located.
1 In extensive peri radicular lesions, surgical management may result in damage to adjacent vital structures, in which case marsupilization or tube decompression is indicated.
Because of the similarities of the deformation, metamorphic, and decompression phenomena in the Coast Orogen and of the HHC, it is reasonable to infer common elements in their histories.
Some of the lesser injuries were trauma (5%) and decompression sickness (2.
Before much was known about decompression sickness, divers got bubbles lodged in their joints forcing them to "bend" over in pain.
Michael Brass, 45, and colleague David Welsh, 51, of Plymstock, Devon, paid strangers to pose as divers needing decompression treatment at the hyperbaric chamber they ran together.
A TEENAGE diver was airlifted to hospital suffering from decompression sickness after a dive off Anglesey.
The method of manufacturing incombustible wood includes performing plural times of individual drying steps for drying wood (for example, board material B), decompression steps for decompressing the wood, decompression impregnation steps for impregnating the wood with an incombustibility treatment agent in a decompressed state, and compression impregnation steps for impregnating the wood with the incombustibility treatment agent in a compressed state, wherein two times of the individual decompression steps, individual decompression impregnation steps, and compression impregnation steps are performed, and three times of the drying steps are performed.
A RESCUE helicopter taking a stricken diver to a decompression chamber was forced to make an emergency landing yesterday.
It especially was nerve-wracking because we had more than 30 minutes of decompression due before surfacing.
Tokyo, Japan, Nov 17, 2005 - (JCNN) - Fujitsu Laboratories Limited announced on November 14 the development of core circuitry technology for video compression and decompression that features high-quality video processing and operation with world-class ultra-low power consumption of less than 100 milliwatts.