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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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Peripheral vascular resistance is decreased because of large arteriovenous shunts and more blood volume and cardiac output is required for perfusion of the vascular bed.
Treatment of neonates and babies who are born with high flow arteriovenous shunt abnormality present a challenge to modern medicine.
Despite the success of the arteriovenous shunt Scribner was quick to recognise the advantages of the A-V fistula, to adopt it and set about solving the monitoring required for its safe use in an unsupervised situation.
Table 3 Cutaneous manifestations due to arteriovenous shunt (n=350).
4), (5) The vein of Galen varix refers to a varicose dilation of the vein of Galen without an underlying arteriovenous shunt.
Expectant management of pregnancy-related high-velocity uterine arteriovenous shunt diagnosed aft abortion.
It scores over non-invasive modalities such as CT angiography and MR angiography in demonstrating small feeders supplying the fistula, as well as the dynamic aspects of the venous drainage of the normal brain, and haemodynamic relationships with the venous drainage of the arteriovenous shunt.
In one 2-mm FNH, an arteriovenous shunt was identified, Thus, local venous obstruction could have played a role in the development of the FNH response, as suggested by Lough et al[18] for non-tumor-associated FNH.
A dialysis session consisted of 10 hours, generally through an external arteriovenous shunt.
It is postulated that stenosis is the response of the venous endothelium to the rapid and turbulent flow caused by the arteriovenous shunt.
Many terms are used to refer to this lesion, notably, arteriovenous aneurysm, cavernous haemangioma, central haemangioma, pulsatile haemangioma, angioma, arteriovenous shunt, arteriovenous malformation.
The cutaneous manifestations related to hemodialysis are skin infections, arteriovenous shunt dermatitis, gynecomastia, bullous disease of dialysis etc.