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Synonyms for occlusion

closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)

(meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft

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(dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed

the act of blocking

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Simplified hepatic resection with the use of prolonged vascular inflow occlusion.
Anesthetic considerations during caval inflow occlusion in children with congenital heart disease.
5,8,9] Other advances in operative technique, including improved delineation of the optimal transection plane with intra-operative ultrasound [10] and the benefit of intermittent inflow occlusion, have also contributed to a reduction in blood loss during major liver resections.
The effect of hepatic vascular inflow occlusion on liver tissue pH, carbon dioxide, and oxygen partial pressures: Defining the optimal clamp/release regime for intermittent portal clamping.
Before being removed from the donor animal, the livers were randomised into two groups: group 1--pre-procurement ischaemia (15 minutes' temporary arrest of portal venous and hepatic arterial inflow to the liver, followed by reperfusion of these vessels for a period of 15 minutes); group 2--no prior inflow occlusion (control group).