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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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To study post tracheostomy squealer of percutaneous dilatational and standard operative tracheostomy.
Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT) has almost completely replaced surgical tracheostomy in patients in the intensive care unit (ICU) due to its various advantages, such as being performed at the bedside.
Some Important details in the technique of percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy via the modified Seldinger technique.
Following this, several case series using the LMA for percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy were reported.
The dilatational mass is part of the elastic interaction that naturally appears in the general law of motion (13),
Internal deviation of tracheal cartilage: A new complication for percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy.
sup][9] Furthermore, early percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy within 48 h after intubation significantly reduce the day of ventilator compared to delayed tracheostomy at days 14–16.
d] denote the smallest element dimension in the mesh and the dilatational wave speed, respectively.
However, the maximum dilatational strain energy criterion (T-criterion) [7] and the modified MTS criterion [10] use a variable plastic region.
The volume dilatation e satisfies a wave equation known as the dilatational wave equation [6, see p.