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Synonyms for tube

a hollow cylindrical shape


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an electric railway operating below the surface of the ground (usually in a city)

provide with a tube or insert a tube into

convey in a tube

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ride or float on an inflated tube

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place or enclose in a tube

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In conclusion, we used T-tube stenting to successfully manage long-term maxillary sinus patency in patients with recurrent and intractable maxillary mucoceles.
The injury was addressed on 2nd postop day by undertaking a laparotomy and t-tube placement.
Li, "Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration with primary closure for management of choledocholithiasis: a retrospective analysis and comparison with conventional T-tube Drainage," American Surgeon, vol.
The cases detected at the time of surgery were managed surgically by end-to-end anastomosis over a T-tube (two cases) and Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy.
At present he is breathing comfortably after2 months of removal of T-tube, and 5 months after tracheal anastomosis surgery.
defined late BCs as those occurring after the removal of the T-tube drain, that is, after a period of 3 months.
Hence, a T-tube was inserted and intraoperative cholangiogram was obtained, which was initially interpreted as normal ductal anatomy with no evidence of leak (Figure 1-A).
A T-tube was inserted in one patient after three failed laser attempts.
In his secluded, private room, the honourable Mr Etho was resting quietly--obs stable (although slight tachycardia present), tick; abdominal suture line intact, tick; T-tube drain (they were quite large back in those days) secured, patent and draining, tick; nasogastric tube secure and patent, tick; IV therapy running to time, (no pumps back then), tick; mental status--mmmmm, a little bit agitated--probably just everything catching up with him ...
Patients diagnosed intraoperatively, CBD repair using T-tube was done in13(76.5%) cases while in one (5.8%) case, choledochoduodenostomy was done however patients who were diagnosed in postoperatively, initial drainage followed by choledochojejunostomy was done.
Two patients underwent direct suture of the duodenum and external biliary drainage through a T-tube; 1 case underwent a duodenojejunostomy and another duodenopancreatectomy.
In Group I, 10 patients underwent bile duct exploration and T-tube placement; in Group II, 39 patients underwent bile duct exploration and T-tube placement.
The tube was connected to a T-tube, one end of which was attached to a pressurised oxygen bottle, the other vented to atmosphere via a pressure valve.
He had a T-tube inserted and was continued on oral and topical Ciprofloxacin for a working diagnosis of mastoiditis secondary to Otitis Externa and media.