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a thin outer covering of an object

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a protective covering (as for a knife or sword)

an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

a dress suitable for formal occasions

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Transfemoral approach is still the most common route for carotid angiography3 and stenting LICA stenosis with Bovine arch anatomy can be approached by right arm approach4 and it is still possible to proceed with carotid stenting using our novel sheathless guide advancement technique which is reproducib5.
(7.) Nilsson, S, Wetterhall, M, Bergquist, J, Nyholm, L, Markides, KE, "A Simple and Robust Conductive Graphite Coating for Sheathless Electrospray Emitters Used in Capillary Electrophoresis/Mass Spectrometry." Rapid Commun.
ulnar artery catheterization; tips and tricks; slender catheters and techniques; radial artery spasm and abnormal flow reserve; hemostasis and radial artery occlusion; complications; sheathless guide catheters; the radial approach in the elderly; radiation in transradial access; the risk of periprocedural stroke; nursing roles; quality of life and cost-effectiveness; randomized studies; and various interventions and procedures.
Precise vascular examination before balloon implantation is very important and the existence of peripheral artery disease, which is a risk factor for complication, can be detected, and sheathless catheter implantation in such cases may decrease vascular complications.
A 40 cc, 7.5F IABP catheter is then inserted over the gidewire using sheathless technique and the actual inflatable portion of the IABP is positioned to lie in the proximal descending aorta distal to the left subclavian artery and then secured manually with a 2-0 silk ligature to the vein graft (Figures 1(a) and 1(b)).