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dilatation

[‚dil·ə′tā·shən]
(physics)
The increase in volume per unit volume of any continuous substance, caused by deformation.
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We have noted that this decomposition in a dilatation with rest-mass energy density and a massless transverse wave distortion, where both are simultaneously present in spacetime continuum deformations, is somewhat reminiscent of wave-particle duality.
Left atrial compensation mechanism due to pressure overload in mitral stenosis is dilatation in order to balance pulmonary capillary wedge and pulmonary artery pressures.
Fetal distress was the second leading cause, accounting for 24% of deliveries performed short of full dilatation and 12% of deliveries in patients fully dilated.
The semi-compliant EMPIRA[TM] RX PTCA Pre-Dilatation Catheter and the non-compliant EMPIRA[TM] NC RX PTCA Post-Dilatation Catheter utilize the next generation DURALYN[R] Flex balloon material, which is 50% more flexible than the DURALYN[R] balloon material used in the current FIRE STAR[R] and DURA STAR[R] RX PTCA Dilatation Catheters.
As for the ascorbic acid treatment, administration increased flow-mediated dilatation in those with previous preeclampsia from 2.
The CrossSail is the successor to Guidant's highly successful ACS RX GEMINI(TM) Coronary Dilatation Catheter.
In addition, the FIRE STAR[TM] Balloon offers a controlled expansion for accurate dilatation of arteries, which may help reduce the potential for artery damage.
The suit claims Kyphon is and has been directly and indirectly infringing on a minimum of four patents related to balloon dilatation catheters and spinal treatment.
Cordis Corporation today announced the launch of the DURA STAR(TM) Rx Percutaneous Transluminal Coronary Angioplasty (PTCA) Dilatation Catheter.
The delivery balloon, made of Xcelon Nylon Balloon Material, is processed with a trifold, which ensures small crossing profiles and even dilatation pressure for concentric stent deployment.
Based on extensive input from physicians, Cook Incorporated is launching the Advance ATB(R) PTA Dilatation Catheter, a new percutaneous transluminal angioplasty balloon catheter, with advanced features never before offered by Cook.