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sems

[semz]
(design engineering)
A preassembled screw and washer combination.
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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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Cho et al .[5] reported that the technical success rate of proximal colon obstruction than distal colon obstruction was 86% versus 97%, clinical improvement was 78% versus 91%, and abdominal symptoms were marked improvement in all successful patients shortly after the SEMS implant.
In more than 70% of patients undergoing SEMS implantation, the primary underlying pathologies were esophageal cancer (n=4) and gastric cancer (n=9).
In cases of MDBO, the SEMS is usually placed across the papilla.
Self Expandable Metal Stents (SEMS) were successfully placed in all patients.
Sems has most recently been with Reliance Bank, where he served as president and CEO.
Karin Hing, co-author of the study and reader (i.e., professor) in biomedical materials at QMUL's Institute of Bioengineering, part of SEMS.
Insertion of bronchial SEMS is a classical treatment for bronchial stenosis, especially for malignant and posttransplant stenosis [1-3].
The team developed the algorithms and fabrication techniques to expand this concept across all practical spatial frequencies, from visible light to the atomic scale, and have proven the success of this technique with white light interferometers, SEMs, TEMs and x-ray microscopes.
The instruments include high-resolution scanning electron microscopes (SEMs) which work by bombarding a sample with electrons to make an image of it down to the atomic level.