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junction

1. Electronics
a. a contact between two different metals or other materials
b. a transition region between regions of differing electrical properties in a semiconductor
2. a connection between two or more conductors or sections of transmission lines

junction

[′jəŋk·shən]
(civil engineering)
A point of intersection of roads or highways, especially where one terminates.
(electricity)
(electronics)
A region of transition between two different semiconducting regions in a semiconductor device, such as a pn junction, or between a metal and a semiconductor.
(electromagnetism)
A fitting used to join a branch waveguide at an angle to a main waveguide, as in a tee junction. Also known as waveguide junction.

junction

The point at which two elements make contact. In a transistor, a junction is the point where an N-type material makes contact with a P-type material.
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These include Percutaneous Antegrade Endopyelotomy (PAE), Cautery Wire Balloon Endopyelotomy and Uretero-scopic Endopyelotomy.
Ramsay and colleagues9 in 1984 were pioneers to the endoscopic management of the disease in discussion as a "percutaneous pyelolysis" followed by Badlani and coworkers10, that familiarized the north American continent with the term Endopyelotomy.
However, due to the increase in success rate and refinement of procedure many urologists prefer percutaneous antegrade endopyelotomy (PAE), as first-line modality to treat for all cases with the disease.
Of note, Albani and colleagues (2004) reported contemporary long term results with various endopyelotomy approaches to have a success rate of 67%, with the majority of failures in the first 32 months.
Recognized as one of the most prolific innovators in the medical device industry, Applied has introduced advancements such as the GelPort(R) Hand Access Laparoscopy System, Separator(TM) Abdominal Access System, Acucise(R) Endopyelotomy / Endoureterotomy System, A-Trac Graspers and Alexis(TM) Wound Retractor, Premium Disposable Trocar System, and Convertible(R) Trocar Access System .
PCNL and percutaneous endopyelotomy were safely performed in individuals regardless of BMI and that success rates were comparable across all groups.
Applied Medical is the world leader in atraumatic technology for urology, laparoscopy, vascular and cardiovascular surgery, and has pioneered Advanced Access(TM) technology for endourology and laparoscopy via the Acucise Catheter, Ureteral Access Sheath, Sureseal Endoscopic Valve and the Applied 7-10 Endopyelotomy Stent.