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obstruction

Politics delay of business, esp in a legislature by means of procedural devices

obstruction

[əb′strək·shən]
(medicine)
Occlusion or stenosis of hollow viscera, ducts, and vessels.
(navigation)
Anything that hinders or prevents movement, particularly anything that endangers or prevents passage of a vessel or aircraft; usually refers to an isolated danger to navigation, such as a submerged rock or pinnacle in the case of marine navigation, and a tower, tall building, mountain peak, and so forth, in the case of air navigation.

obstruction

obstruction
Obstructions are marked by orange and white colours as well as by lights.
An existing object, object of natural growth, or terrain that is hazardous to an aircraft if the obstruction is on or near the runway or in the flight path. For purposes of certification, an object becomes an obstruction if its height is 35 ft (10.7 m) or 50 ft (15 m).
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that "[i]n terms of the burden it places on a party, a UAO is
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GE countered that due process was nonetheless violated because by issuing a UAO, the EPA can immediately inflict irreparable damage to a company's brand, causing a depreciation of its stock price and an increased cost of financing.
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The Order defines the 'facility' in this case as the Site, which is described as the 'extent of contamination in the United States associated with the Upper Columbia River.' UAO at 2 (emphasis added).
Renal failure 18 6 1 y/o M Abdominal rhabdomyosarcoma Respiratory failure 23 7 3 y/o F 70% TBSA burn s/p Escharotomy (abdomen, chest, extremities) 19 8 8 y/o M Arthrogriposis, Septic shock, GI Obstruction, UGIB; Seizures, Respiratory failure 24 9 3 m/o M BPDSeptic Shock, MSOF 22 10 8 m/o M Caudal Regression Syndrome with Respiratory arrest due to UAO, Septic Shock, MSOF, Budd Chiari 21 Patient # Diagnosis Treatment Outcome 1 60% TBSA burn and inhalation injury, ARDS Laparotomy Died 2 GI obstruction with dysmotility Septic shock, MSOF Laparotomy Died 3 Kwashiorkor, zinc deficiency Septic Shock Abdominal tube Survived 4 BPD; NEC, Septic Shock Abdominal tube Survived 5 Neuroblastoma s/p nephrectomy.
Laparoscopic uterine artery occlusion (UAO) offers a minimally invasive surgical option that also causes transient uterine ischemia and subsequent relief of leiomyoma symptoms, utilizing the same principles as UAE but permitting the gynecologic surgeon to inspect the uterine cavity, address other gynecologic issues, and rule out uterine cancer.