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pa·ten·cy

 (pāt′n-sē)
n.
1. The state or quality of being obvious.
2. Medicine The state or quality of being open, expanded, or unblocked.

patency

(ˈpeɪtənsɪ)
n
1. the condition of being obvious
2. (Pathology) the state of a bodily passage, duct, etc, of being open or unobstructed
3. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics the degree to which the vocal tract remains unobstructed in the articulation of a speech sound. See also closure7

pa•ten•cy

(ˈpeɪt n si, ˈpæt-)

n.
the state of being patent.
[1650–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.patency - the openness (lack of obstruction) of a bodily passage or duct
openness - without obstructions to passage or view; "the openness of the prairies"
2.patency - the property of being easy to see and understand
conspicuousness - high visibility
apparency, apparentness - the property of being apparent
blatancy - the property of being both obvious and offensive; "the blatancy of his attempt to whitewash the crime was unforgivable"
predominance, predomination - the quality of being more noticeable than anything else; "the predomination of blues gave the painting a quiet tone"
Translations

pa·ten·cy

n. permeabilidad. V.: permeability
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28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New 12-month clinical trial outcomes assessing the safety and performance of the Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) Eluvia(TM) Drug-Eluting Vascular Stent System reflect a primary patency rate[sup.
However, its vascular network was unable to maintain vascular patency under constant blood flow for long periods of time.
Regardless of whether it is created as an arterio-venous fistula or as a shunt graft, hemodialysis shunt patency is threatened by restenosis--the leading cause of hemodialysis shunt failure and a complication in the treatment of hemodialysis-dependent, end-stage renal disease patients.
He was given an appreciation certificate from the President of the European Association of Inventors for his participation at the AGGC Patency Office Pavilion.
To achieve SFA-like patency results at 12 months in stenting of these significantly diseased poplitieal arteries validates Supera as a treatment option for patients that would not have been offered a standard nitinol stent for their disease," noted Professor Scheinert.
Internal mammary artery grafts have a greater than 90% patency 10 years after CABG with only 1% demonstrating significant atherosclerotic stenosis.
In the DAC trial, the researchers observed that the combination treatment decreased the rate of loss of primary unassisted graft patency by 18 percent and the rate of developing significant stenosis by 28 percent, compared to placebo.
Endpoints included mortality, limb salvage, primary patency, angiographic binary restenosis (>50%), and clinically driven target-lesion re-intervention rates.
This hindered the ability of the thorax to pull on the lungs, He noted that the dogs' UAR increased to the point that upper airway obstruction occurred, When he reestablished patency of the upper airway, the dogs did not make respiratory movements.
Traditionally, heparin has been added to isotonic sodium chloride solution or 5% dextrose in water for use in maintaining patency of pressure monitoring catheters including arterial, pulmonary artery, and central venous pressure catheters.
The important issue that needs to be studied is long-term patency.
Access monitoring--efficacy in maintaining access patency