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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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Shunts inserted within the first week of closure of myelomeningocele sac increase the risk of infection.
Resistive products company Riedon reported on Tuesday the completion of the acquisition of all of Deltec Shunts LLC's assets and product lines for an undisclosed value.
The company has successfully serviced solar and wind inverter markets, along with specialised shunt designs for many renewable-energy applications, in addition to the recreational vehicle and boat power-supply market segments.
It will now commercialise the Alivio System in the US and Europe through qualified clinicians, providing patients with the option of non-invasive retrograde flushing of the ventricular catheter to unblock occluded inlet holes or open a relief membrane to restore or increase cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) flow in a non-flowing shunt.
In [7], the design and technical characteristics of a measuring coaxial shunt of the fflK-300 type were described to determine the ATP pulses of artificial lightning current generated in high-current discharge circuits of the geological and technical measures in accordance with the requirements of normative documents [1, 2].
Technical details for embedded shunts Resistance values 0.
Two of the three re-bleeding patients in Group I had a mural SMV or splenic vein thrombosis before the TIPS, and the shunts were found to be occluded by thrombi when the re-bleeding occurred.
Some breeds, including domestic shorthair, Himalayan, Persian and Siamese, are predisposed to developing the shunts.
Objective: The objective of this study was to present our experience in using these shunts and to examine their effectiveness.
1) The eponym referring to congenital extrahepatic portosystemic shunts was suggested by Howard and Davenport in 1997 in recognition of Abernethy.
A suitable construction is required to aid heat dissipation (by conduction and convection) and, for continuous operation current, the device may require derating to comply with IEEE standards for DC instrument shunts.
In addition to the most common shunt complications - obstruction and infection - VP shunts have been associated with a variety of abdominal complications, which affect 10-30% of patients.
Ventriculoperitoneal shunts are one of the common treatments for management of hydrocephalus and shunt migration is a significant problem with a reported incidence of up to 10%.