Slang. (of an engine, automobile, etc.) having only one cylinder.
one′-lung′er, n.
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This trend has led to fewer concerns about one-lung hits on broadside shots, which can happen on steep shot angles from above.
I have not lost an animal with a one-lung shot, or even a liver shot, with razor-sharp broadheads.
Surgeons performed 17 lung transplants in 2013, with a success rate comparable to well known international hospitals, including 15 two-lung, and two one-lung operations, he said.
This is usually achieved by one-lung ventilation (OLV) (1).
Truly a "Renaissance Man", Ed enjoyed a wide variety of passions including collecting antiques, golfing, singing, restoring antique one-lung gas engines, raising and racing homing pigeons, and all things Maine
for use in surgical procedures that require one-lung anesthesia.
Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX), a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care and surgery, announced it has acquired the EZ-Blocker(TM) disposable catheter product line with a unique bifurcated distal end, a novel and patented bronchial blocker for lung isolation and one-lung ventilation.
As a result, there is an increasing requirement for one-lung anaesthesia for surgical access.
Ulmer said not all parts of the lungs have a large supply of blood vessels, so it is theoretically possible for a one-lung hit not to result in death.
Cook Incorporated, the world's largest privately owned medical device manufacturer, today released the Cook Arndt Endobronchial Blocker with a replaceable snare to promote more precise placement of the blocker during one-lung ventilation procedures.
They are therefore the tubes of choice for one-lung ventilation in the vast majority of cases (7).