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replacements

Personnel required to take the place of others who depart a unit.
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And at the same time the character of the war altered through the replacement of the huge gas-filled airships by flying-machines as the instruments of war.
The report on joint replacements in India also outlines joint replacement product pipeline and highlights findings of global clinical studies.
The downside to having a unicompartmental replacement is a slightly higher rate of early loosening and need for revision surgery compared with total knee replacements.
But we are reluctant to do hip replacements in young active patients unless they are severely disabled.
In the case of the former, the participant has two choices--to identify three potential replacements from which the selection will be made (the three-property rule) and to identify replacement property of a value not to exceed 200% of the original sales proceeds (the 200% rule).
The market for these replacements is forecast to grow to 17 million units, or 4.
There are five words that a healthy, active 52-year-old woman doesn't expect to hear: ``You need bilateral hip replacements.
In fact, knee, hip and shoulder replacements in particular are increasing and are expected to zoom as Baby Boomers try to feel "young" longer and opt for surgically implanted parts to replace their joints worn down from years of hard use.
For some people, an uncemented prosthesis may last longer than cemented replacements because there is no cement that can break away.
As a result, other buildings in the complex with boiler trouble have begun plans for similar replacements.
The expanding patient population for surgical treatments, widespread appreciation of the clinical efficacy of knee replacements, and technological advancement from the supply side have all contributed to a stable increase in the procedure volume of knee replacements.
Fourth, the ruling allows the QI to purchase all leased vehicles on the taxpayer's behalf, including those that will not be replacements for LKE purposes.