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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In addition, the system must be used for diagnostic (phlebography and single arterial presentations) as well as therapeutic vascular and nonvascular intervention techniques, such as venous interventions; Image-controlled organ punctures such as galvic routes, therapy of vessel malformations, intravenous Port-a-Cath or PICC systems, as well as the reopening of narrowed or occluded vessels and dialysis shunts.
In 2005, Cytograft reported success with its first attempt at dialysis shunts using patients' own skin.
Atlantic is exploring coating the surfaces of vessels, dialysis shunts and vascular stents with CT-2, which could further reduce the frequency of restenosis.