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expander

[ik′spand·ər]
(electronics)
A transducer that, for a given input amplitude range, produces a larger output range.
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Mino-Wrap is a liquefying gel-based wrap containing minocycline and rifampin for reducing tissue expander (TE) infections following breast reconstructive surgeries.
Medical device company AirXpanders Inc (ASX:AXP) reported on Friday the receipt of marketing approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) for the smooth shell version of the AeroForm Tissue Expander.
The new beam expander enables an external control that allows for universal and flexible use of the laser light in production processes to meet the need for different beam diameters and defocusing of the laser.
Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, has announced the PI7C1401 quad port expander, the company said.
First, alginate impressions were taken for each patient, one immediately before expander insertion and one when the expansion phase was successfully completed, that is, on the appointment of the expander removal and simultaneous bone augmentation.
The 1:4 expander allows system designers to increase memory density without the need to use a larger SSD controller or reduce bus speeds.
Typically, patients who select implant-based breast reconstruction require expansion of the sub-muscular space with saline expanders. This involves multiple time-consuming and often painful saline bolus injections over several months at the surgeon's office.
An intermediate solution is the Wankel rotary expander [8].
Most recently, some authors have proposed the preoperative use of vacuum-based external tissue expander (i.e., Brava device) followed by autologous fat grafting, like an alternative to partial and total breast reconstruction [61-64].
The architectures of the RC system, researches that have been done on RC passenger vehicle applications so far, expander selection, suitable working fluids and RC system vehicle integration are summarized which would provide a guideline for the future RC system design for passenger vehicles.
Take time to align the expander. Loosen the locking nut on the expander/decapping stem.
With the patient under general anesthesia, the expander was placed through a small incision in the healthy scalp beyond the donor area by creating a pocket between the galea aponeurotica and the pericranium.