vein stripping

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vein stripping

Surgery The surgical removal of a varicose vein of the leg by ligating it–eg, the great saphenous vein and its tributaries at the junction with the common femoral vein in the groin, then yanking it, which pops off the collaterals, 'stripping' it out in its entirety Indications VS is indicated for 2º varicosities with deep venous insufficiency; 90% of Pts treated by VS have satisfactory functional and cosmetic results; in 10%, varicosities recur. See Varicose veins.

vein strip·ping

(vān strip'ing)
Surgical procedure to alleviate symptoms of varicose veins.
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Once your part or parts are suspended in the solution, you're ready to start the stripping operation. This is done by attaching the last cable--the negative cable--to the negative battery terminal.
SMPC is also investing P6 billion to acquire dump trucks, excavators and other support equipment for its advance stripping operations. The amount is expected to be fully covered by internally generated cash.
On top of the P13 billion capex, SMPC is also investing P6 billion to acquire dump trucks, excavators and other support equipment for its advance stripping operations, which will also be covered by internally generated cash.
BWEs must absorb a tremendous amount of impact shock and vibration during overburden stripping operations. Although they're built to be extremely robust machines, the constant pounding takes its toll and repairs or replacement of parts inevitably becomes necessary.
In addition, one worker manages the copper plate, metallization, tin plater, etch, resist, and tin stripping operations. "Our solder mask inkjet-based process is the only one in the world which also plugs the boards simultaneously with coating."
If no alternative place is found for dump, stripping operations will be stopped and the gold mil will halt in the result.
The Company is considering two mining options - staged launch of the underground mine or creation of a single super-pit uniting Vostochny and Zapadny pits with optimized mining and stripping operations.
He estimates the haul road should be built before the end of this year and stripping operations will begin.
The acid stripping operations, along with the open dumping of waste and ash residue into ditches and riverbeds, has rendered the well water and ground water of Guiyu undrinkable.
The machine is used in both overburden stripping operations and in the haulage of ore from the pit.
This is certainly true for plasma applications, a dry silicon wafer process for etching, chemical vapor deposition, and stripping operations used in wafer fabrication plants.
Grass, shrub, and tree (regrowth) species present on the pre-strip areas were sampled prior to soil stripping operations. Grass biomass was estimated by the dry weight rank method (Haydock and Shaw 1975), while tree and shrub biomass was assessed by harvesting (at ground level) all plants in several transects 100 m by 2.5 m.