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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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Distal cavernosum-glans shunts for ischemic priapism.
Clinical Instruments also brings two new products to the LeMaitre Vascular sales bag: latex flee carotid shunts and latex free dual-lumen embolectomy catheters.
Dans ce cas le sang passe du ventricule droit vers le ventricule gauche, ce qu'on appelle inversion du shunt.
1) Intrahepatic shunts are less common and occur between intrahepatic portal veins and systemic veins.
With large shunts aim to keep saturation at 88 - 94% as long as the perfusion is good and the child is not acidotic.
Shunts are inserted to remove the fluid and reduce pressure.
TIPS shunts are now more commonly performed with covered stents to prevent the endothelial ingrowth and bile leaks that compromised the patency of bare metal stents.
Abdominal CSF pseudocysts (APC) are a relatively uncommon complication of VP shunts, with a reported occurrence of 0.
This proves that functioning blood vessels that aren't rejected by the immune system could be used to make durable shunts for kidney dialysis.
In the Comorbidities Associated With Migraine and Patent Foramen Ovale (CAMP) study, 20 patients with large right-to-left: shunts scored significantly lower on measures of auditory and verbal memory and learning than did 20 patients with no right-to-left shunt.
The researchers will continue to follow the children in the study over a longer period to further analyze patient outcomes for the two types of shunts.
Shunts were failing again and again in the patient.
Unusual abdominal complications of ventriculoperitoneal shunts.
Multiple surgeries often are necessary with fixed pressure shunts because of the difficulty in determining the initial pressure setting and the ongoing inability to adapt to patient conditions over time.
ROAD accidents are decreasing - but the number of rear-end shunts is on the increase.