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Interventional medicine See Pigtail catheter
Transfusion medicine Spaghetti A regionally popular term for plastic tubes clamped off at 5-cm intervals and connected to transfusion bags, and used for serological testing, in order to determine donor-recipient compatibility before transfusion

pigtail

(pig′tal″)
In surgery, a coil on the end of a device such as a wire, a stent, or a catheter used to hold the device in place within a hollow organ or chamber.
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Manufacturing Technology of Patch Cord: This chapter is mainly divided into three major parts as Development, Analysis and Trends of Patch Cord Manufacturing Technology.
VERICOM also offers a wide range of CAT5E U/UTP Non-Booted Patch Cords and CAT6 U/UTP Non-Booted Patch Cords in a number of different colors for those installations that require high quality, non-booted patch cords for ease of use and installation.
In addition to serving R&M customers across the Middle East and Africa, the assembly will supply patch cords to countries in the Asia Pacific region including India, China, Japan, Singapore and Australia.
Patch cords, which are also vital for office cabling, are most widely used for connecting endpoint devices such as laptops, telephones and desktops to wall outlets, or in the interconnection of network equipments like port switches and servers.
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2mm patch cords require just one-third the space of popular 2.
This special October 2012 Vericom 90 Degree Patch Cord Party promotion applies to Vericom CAT5E UTP 6 foot 90 Degree Down to Straight patch cords, item number XPC5U-00325 only and are available from the Vericom website at www.
By recessing the ports three inches back from the mounting plane, these panels ensure the ability to maintain proper patch cord bend radius in close quarters.
CCCA's patch cord testing program follows the communications cable testing program conducted in 2008 and 2009, which uncovered a serious fire safety hazard with non-compliant copper data communications cable imported into North America.
VERICOM CAT5E UTP Gray 6 Foot Patch Cords offer premium performance, RJ-45 booted connectors for outstanding networking environment performance and is available for immediate use in these growing market segments.
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has stock on DIGITUS([R]) Professional fiber optic patch cords from ASSMANN Electronics, Inc.
KISTA, Sweden -- Proximion Fiber Systems AB, a world-class provider of Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) based dispersion compensation modules (DCMs), announced today the industry's first Patch Cord Dispersion Compensation Module (DCM-PC), the newest member of its dispersion compensation product line.