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but·ton·hole

(bŭt'ŏn-hōl),
1. A short straight cut made through the wall of a cavity or canal.
2. The contraction of an orifice down to a narrow slit; that is, the so-called mitral buttonhole in extreme mitral stenosis.

buttonhole

Etymology: OFr, boton + AS, hol
a small slitlike hole in the wall of a structure or a cavity of the body.

but·ton·hole

(bŭt'ŏn-hōl)
1. A short straight cut made through the wall of a cavity or canal.
2. The contraction of an orifice down to a narrow slit; i.e., the so-called mitral buttonhole in extreme mitral stenosis.

buttonhole

(bŭt′ŏn-hōl″)
An incision (sometimes inadvertent) into the wall of a cavity or membrane. This term may be applied to surgical procedures on hollow organ systems such as the gastrointestinal, urinary tract, and cardiovascular systems and to some of myocutaneous grafts.
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Buttonhole cannulation in hemodialysis: Improved outcomes and increased expense--Is it worth it?
13) aporta resultados estadisticamente significativos en favor de la tecnica de Buttonhole.
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In order to reduce labour, all inside seams are sewn by machine; every bit of visible stitching, including the 12 (or 10) buttonholes, and all the top stitching is done by hand.
And the machine coped fine with heavy fabrics, (four-step) buttonholes and more.
In a letter Nancy Keesing wrote me last year, she described The Buttonhole as 'a real part of Sydney history' and recounted her humiliation when her mother sent her to a fancy dress affair: in a home-made creation when 'the room was full of Madame du Barrys and Indian rajahs all from the Buttonhole'.
This will help you find the sleeves and match up buttons with buttonholes.
Comparar la tecnica de puncion de buttonhole con respecto a las tecnicas convencionales para la canulacion del acceso vascular en el tratamiento de hemodialisis, en funcion del grado de dolor asociado a la tecnica, tasas de infeccion asociadas y la repercusion sobre la supervivencia del acceso vascular.
The buttonholes will be straight-cut with a finished length of A' to 9/16 inch.
With respect to buttonhole cannulation technique, several risk factors for infection have not been identified utilizing site rotation cannulation technique.
Buttonhole or "constant site" cannulation requires the needle to be inserted into exactly the same needle track at the same angle, direction and depth every time the AVF is accessed; consequently scarring and tunnel formation occurs (White, 2006).