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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Efficacy of shunt surgery for refractory low flow priapism: A report on the incidence of failed detumescence and erectile dysfunction.
The report forecasts the market size, in terms of value, of the Shunt Reactor Market, including types of shunt reactors and regions such as North America, South America, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and Middle East & Africa.
Managing Director NTDCL Engr Mohammad Arshad Chaudhry lauded the efforts of NTDCL Engineers who managed to complete lengthy process of repair and maintenance of shunt reactors and erection of damaged towers within 15 days of their hard work.
Aperto's drug coating is designed to treat the complex restenotic and scarred hemodialysis shunt tissue.
Once a shunt has been placed, the later development of symptoms or signs of the Chiari malformation or syringomyelia should raise suspicion of shunt failure.
localised peripheral shunt in which one or more communications are found in a single hepatic segment
A Mercedes incision was performed and the suprahepatic vena cava was palpated, demonstrating the presence of the Viatorr shunt and inadequate vena cava clamp room.
Abdominal CT demonstrated a large fluid compartment surrounding the VP shunt catheter resulting in mass-effect, hydronephrosis, and displacement ofthe intra-abdominal contents (Fig.
Patients with large right-to-left shunts scored higher on one of seven tests of cognitive efficiency and attention, but overall there seemed to be no significant difference between groups in this category.
The lump formed after Kiran's injury has been removed from the boy's brain and doctors have implanted a shunt.
In other words, the higher the shunt and the more severe the problem with oxygen uptake into the pulmonary capillary blood is, the lower the O2 score will be.
His past medical history was significant for a ruptured PICA aneurysm 2 years ago, which had been treated with clipping of the aneurysm and a ventriculoperitoneal shunt for hydrocephalus.
Once NPH has been identified, the next step is for the patient to undergo additional tests to determine how responsive they will be to the only effective form of treatment available--a shunt.