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PREVENT

Cardiology Any of a number of clinical trials:
1. Prevention of Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism.
2. Program in Ex Vivo Vein Graft Engineering via Transfection.
3. Proliferation Reduction with Vascular Energy Trial.
4. Prospective Randomized Evaluation of the Vascular Effects of Norvasc® Trial.

prevent,

v to keep from happening or existing, especially by precautionary measures.
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And often by talking to them we find out that they have stopped using their preventer inhaler because they did not really understand what it was doing.
The blowout preventer sealed the well temporarily, but then it failed and that caused the massive spill, the new 166-page report found.
The Tangle Preventer is also in Patent Pending status within the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
The tool combines Tornar flow ports with powerful proprietary magnets to extract debris whilst maintaining full well control and protecting the blowout preventer.
The blowout preventer failed to work and perform the function it was designed and manufactured to perform - i.
But it said it would not be finished until all the facts were in, including an inspection of the just-retrieved blowout preventer.
The blowout preventer was placed into a metal contraption specifically designed to hold the massive device.
BP and government officials did not expect oil to leak from the well once the failed blowout preventer was lifted off.
The time will also be used to learn more about blowout preventers and gain more information about the explosion and sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig, Salazar said.
Of course, an ineffective blowout preventer was not the only failure leading up to the worst oil spill in U.
Since there are no plans to remove the blowout preventer, the number is irrelevant," Odone said.
The blowout preventer failed in the April 20 explosion on the Transocean Ltd's Deepwater Horizon rig, leased by BP to drill a well off the Louisiana coast.