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guide wire

In a theater stagehouse:
1. A steel cable which guides the vertical movement of a curtain.
2. A line which guides the movement of a counterweight arbor.
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"The current way for maneuvering the guide wire is really cumbersome, and it requires two hands.
Costs also rose when it was determined two existing decorative light poles couldn't structurally accommodate the guide wires. Those two poles will be removed and reused elsewhere, officials say.
Following transseptal puncture, a defect within the interatrial septum was created by its subsequent dilation with a 12 mm in diameter balloon (Balt CBV, Montmorency, France) over a guide wire inserted into the left atrium under echocardiography guidance (Figure 1).
(b) The first guide wire is overdrilled with a 4.5 mm cannulated drill bit from the upper aspect of the calcaneus tuberosity to its plantar surface, advanced through the second incision at the heel, and the cerclage wire is inserted into the cannulated drill in an antegrade fashion.
The surgical record covered the duration of surgeries and planning, radiation exposure, number of guide wire attempts, and other indicators.
Then, a proposed divide-and-conquer strategy is described against guide wire challenge in second subsection.
The rigid cystoscope stabilizes the guide wire up to the ureteric orifice, preventing it from curling in the bladder.
Deep cannulation and stable backup of the parent catheter were essential in this situation, but the parent catheter could not be advanced using a 0.035-inch hydrophilic coated guide wire (Radifocus, Terumo, Tokyo, Japan).
"As a raw material supplier for catheter guide wire manufacturers and coaters, as well as countless biocompatible devices, we understand the benefits of our coatings in medical applications.
The plaque boundary detection in IVUS image is very difficult because a region of the IVUS image backward the guide wire often becomes shadowed, and then it contains no texture information in the shadow region as shown in Fig 2.
Then we passed a guide wire for cannulated cancellous screw from medial side to lateral aspect in intercondylar area crossing fracture perpendicularly.
A 6 x 16-mm balloon catheter was advanced over the guide wire and inflated to dilate the sphenoid sinus ostium (figure, C).

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