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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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The Devax AXXESS System technology is a proprietary self-expanding Nitinol stent specifically designed for the treatment of coronary and vascular bifurcation lesions.
Colombo of Columbus Hospital in Milan, Italy, who has performed seven procedures in humans utilizing AST's SLK-View(TM) stent and delivery system, believes that as many as twenty-five percent (25%) of all stent procedures may involve bifurcation areas, where branch arteries join other arteries or one artery separates into two arteries.
The disconnectability feature is designed to treat lesions close to a bifurcation, by ensuring safe main branch provisional stenting and optimal side branch access when needed.
The AXXESS stent is the first drug eluting stent dedicated solely to bifurcation lesions.
Developed to protect the ostium of the sidebranch, the Cappella Sideguard coronary sidebranch technology offers interventional cardiologists a dynamic, effective, and easy-to-use solution in the treatment of bifurcation disease.
Upon completion of the bifurcations, non-invasive flow diagnostics will be used to measure and quantify temporal and spatial wall shear stress values of the models under physiological conditions.
To date in the US, no stents are approved for use in bifurcations.
2000) observed that Ir(110) shows bifurcations for the NO-[H.
Separating learning styles for the sake of certain tailor-made pedagogical procedures has also led to some non-productive bifurcations.
The bifurcations expand to form Y-shaped gaps in the horizontally ribbed cladding.