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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 rigid cystoscope stabilizes the guide wire up to the ureteric orifice, preventing it from curling in the bladder.
Slender IDS combines the latest guide wire, delivery balloon and DES technologies into a single 'all-in-one' fixed-wire system.
The company said the US FDA approved guide wire provides physicians with improved flexibility, navigation and ease-of-use in hard-to-reach, tortuous vessels, when treating arterial calcium associated with peripheral artery disease (PAD).
We could successfully detect the plaque boundary in the guide wire shadow region by using the newly proposed hybrid boundary detection method.
A 6 x 16-mm balloon catheter was advanced over the guide wire and inflated to dilate the sphenoid sinus ostium (figure, C).
Multiple guide wire technique for removal of the short distal fragment of a fractured intramedullary nail.
Pre-dilatation' technique was also used in which, after rerouting guide wire into the peritoneal cavity, (as was done in PEG procedure), an OTW plastic catheter (outer diameter 7F: Olympus Beijing) was passed down the accessory channel to reach the site of the primary puncture (Figure-1A).
Guide wire does not ride inside the body of the catheter (no internal catheter guide wire lumen),
Based on the company's proprietary angiographic guide wire Radiofocus, the new product features X-coating, amphiphilic biopassive polymer coating, on both the inside and outside of the catheter.
The guide wire would have been effectively sterile but once left there it would be focus of the infection.
The vehicle reached a ditch, became airborne, and struck the guide wire of a utility pole.
One procedure involved a cannula pipe being inserted through the jugular vein via a metal guide wire.

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