micropuncture


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micropuncture

(ˈmaɪkrəʊˌpʌŋktʃə)
n
(Biology) the puncture of a cell, renal tubule, etc., by a laser beam or micropipette
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Contract awarded for Supply of micropuncture pedal access kits
Anterior stromal micropuncture (ASP) should be reserved for lesions outside the visual axis due to scar formation, glare and blurred vision.
Interstitial fluid pressure gradient measured by micropuncture in excised dog lung.
Micropuncture study of the mammalian urinary concentrating mechanism: evidence for the countercurrent hypothesis.
Next, with the patient in the prone position, venous access was achieved with a 4F micropuncture needle set through the ipsilateral small saphenous vein.
5mm was rolled across the skin with pressure in multiple directions until the area demonstrates uniform pinpoint bleeding through thousands of micropuncture sites.
11,12,18,19) Under CT guidance, a catheter was introduced into the posterior para- or perirenal space using a 4-Fr micropuncture set.
After accessing the right femoral artery with a micropuncture needle under ultrasound guidance, a thoracic aortogram was performed using a 5Fr pigtail catheter.
Micropuncture studies in rats and functional MRI studies in rats also found tubular fluid viscosity to be much higher following IOCM than LOCM [43, 52].