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sems

[semz]
(design engineering)
A preassembled screw and washer combination.

sems

(sing. and pl.) A machine screw permanently combined with a lock washer which was inserted before the thread was cut.
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Use of SEMS for duodenal stenting is not without complications.
Initially, a partially covered SEMS was inserted into the main left bronchus with a distal opening into the left lower lobe bronchus (length 30 mm, diameter 8 mm).
There were 436 treatment-naive patients and 43 in whom a pre-existing SEMS had become obstructed and who required a salvage procedure.
Because if we aim to live in a future we want where social justice reigns and the population lives within the limited constraints and capacity of our planet to deliver, we must have a system that supports financial institutions adhering to the principle of SEMS.
some elements of a SEMS regime, but the agency's efforts were
A recent randomized prospective study comparing the use of covered SEMS vs uncovered SEMS enrolling 40 patients with gastric cancer in each group, demonstrated a higher stent migration rate within 8 weeks of stent placement in the covered SEMS group (25.
To our knowledge, this is the first case demonstrating SEMS combined with PEI for benign postoperative fistulae.
Esta sinergia ha permitido a la SEMS la implementacion del PROFORDEMS en todo el pais sin requerir una gran inversion en infraestructura, y enfocar los esfuerzos a la coordinacion y logistica de las actividades en conjunto con las autoridades educativas de las 32 entidades federativas, y la administracion de cada una de las IES participantes (P.
5%) patients, SEMS were placed during the first attempt at biliary decompression.