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expander

 [ek-span´der]
plasma volume expander artificial plasma extender.

expander

(ek-span′dĕr) [L. expandere, to spread out]
1. A device that increases the size or volume of a structure.
2. An agent, e.g. plasma or dextran, that expands blood volume.
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Importantly, the FDA and other health authorities have not recommended removal or replacement of textured breast implants or tissue expanders in asymptomatic patients.
The recall does not affect Allergan's Natrelle smooth or Microcell breast implants and tissue expanders. The recalled breast implants and expanders represent less than 5 percent of the ones used in the U.S., (https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/24/health/breast-implant-recall-allergan-fda-bn/index.html) CNN reported.
Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, has announced the PI7C1401 quad port expander, the company said.
Implantation of Soft Tissue Expanders. Based on the extension and location of the edentulous area, intraoral cupola expanders (final volume: 0.35 ml) or cylinder expanders (final volumes: 0.24 ml, 0.7 ml, and 1.3 ml) were applied (Osmed expanders, Osmed GmbH, Ilmenau, Germany).
The 1:4 expander allows system designers to increase memory density without the need to use a larger SSD controller or reduce bus speeds.
To date, AeroForm tissue expanders using this microvalve have been implanted in 98 patients in the U.S.
Reciprocating steam expanders were the most common type of expanders, known for their high torque and simple operation.
Generally, the tissue expanders used for breast reconstruction are anatomically shaped, and the lower pole can be further expanded.
In general, piston expanders show some advantages over other expansion machines, such as larger built-in volume ratio, high achievable operating pressures and temperatures, ability to tolerate two-phase flow and low rotational speeds.
Tissue expanders have silicone outer shells and employ remote valve system to allow for saline fluid injections and are available in different shapes (rectangular, rounded, and elliptical).
13 November 2015 - US-based Hammond Group, Inc., a producer of lead oxides, expanders, and specialty chemicals for lead-acid batteries, has acquired 100% ownership of Malaysian chemical producer Asia Litharge Sdn Bhd, the company said.
(RMI), a Colorado-based optics manufacturer, has enhanced their laser optics assemblies product line to include laser beam expanders.