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bifurcation

[bī·fər′kā·shən]
(mathematics)
The appearance of qualitatively different solutions to a nonlinear equation as a parameter in the equation is varied.
(science and technology)
Division into two branches, parts, or aspects.
Point at which division occurs.
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Although the proximal optimization technique (POT) is recommended by the European Bifurcation Club to facilitate recrossing of SB,[sup][11] it is difficult to accurately position the POT balloon in cases with severe ostial SB stenosis, and the technique may involve the risk of SB occlusion after inflation.
The primary endpoint was maximal in-stent percent diameter stenosis of the bifurcation lesion assessed by follow-up quantitative coronary angiography at 9 months.
The Hopf bifurcation control is investigated in stochastic system with random parameter [18-20].
0]; system (3) undergoes a Hopf bifurcation at E when [tau] = [[tau].
In order to model an arterial bifurcation with precise dimensions, a two-stage mold design has been developed and designed using Solidworks as shown in FIGURE 1.
According to the authors, only a tridimensional image exam, such as the cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), can show the presence and morphology of the bifurcation path of the mandibular canal precisely.
Among many nonlinear methods, bifurcation analysis method is chosen for investigating qualitatively the ways in which instabilities can take place in EAF.
Our aim was to build complete bifurcation diagrams and to find new bifurcation groups and unknown rare regular and chaotic attractors using complete bifurcation analysis in these pendulum systems.
The Devax AXXESS System technology is a proprietary self-expanding Nitinol stent specifically designed for the treatment of coronary and vascular bifurcation lesions.
The Glider(TM) dilatation catheter follows the success of our Antares stent system and is another important product in TriReme's toolbox enabling treatment of a broad range of bifurcation lesions," said Eitan Konstantino, Ph.
The NO-CO reaction exhibits bifurcations at atmospheric pressure on Pt(111) but not on Ir(111).
Professor Rosser set out to create a single-volume encyclopedia covering the broad sweep of economic applications for bifurcation theory (the field encompassing the non-linear math specialties of catastrophe and chaos), and to a great extent he has succeeded.