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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However, incidence of shunt infection secondary to V-P shunting is a serious problem with an infection rate ranging from 0.
Based in Norwalk, California, Deltec is one of the premier US manufacturers of current shunts and fuse-block holders.
Since its inception in 1986, Deltec has been a manufacturer of DC ammeter shunts, available in ten different sizes, as well as fuse blocks.
Briar didn't quite know what to make of the tattoo when I first showed her, because obviously her shunt is hidden inside her head," explained Gareth.
A balanced adjustment of the portal vein shunt volume during the operation is critical for maintaining liver perfusion and decreasing the incidence of liver insufficiency.
Also known as a portosystemic shunt, this rare condition results when a blood vessel from the intestines bypasses the liver and prevents blood from being detoxified.
The Effectiveness of Blood Flow in the Intracoronary Shunt
Location of shunt, material used as shunt, time of vascular repair after shunt placement, shunt patency and limb survival were examined.
They highlighted that shunt dependency in children with hydrocephalus is more dangerous in developing countries than in developed countries because of the limits to access competent centers in the event of shunt malfunction or infection (22).
The Abernethy malformation congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunt (CEPS) is a rare entity that most often presents in the pediatric population but may go unidentified until adulthood, as in this case.
The distal catheter of ventriculoperitoneal shunt could not be palpated in the thoracic region.
The shunt reactors controls the High voltage and prevents system from Breakdowns, Tripping and total failure, said a press release.
Cardionovum GmbH has begun a 150-patient clinical study of its paclitaxel-releasing, high-pressure shunt balloon dilatation catheter, Aperto.
A return to the principles of traditional ammeters that employ shunt resistors for high-current handling appears to be the answer.