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Bifurcation

When a non-linear dynamic system develops twice the possible solutions that it had before it passed its critical level. A bifurcation cascade is often called the period doubling route to chaos because the transition from an orderly system to a chaotic system often occurs when the number of possible solutions begins increasing, doubling each time.
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Leon of Lenox Hill Hospital of New York and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation of New York, added, "There is no question that side branch access and preservation are key elements in the treatment of bifurcation disease.
Farzin Fath-Ordoubadi, Consultant Cardiologist and Cath Lab Director at the Heart Centre, Manchester Royal Infirmary commented, "Treating bifurcation disease has always been a challenge for physicians due to the complex anatomy of the coronary sidebranch.
The process will be used to model arterial bifurcations for the purpose of optically evaluating flow disturbances at bifurcation regions and their impact on vascular disease.
The systematic research of rare attractors is based on the method of complete bifurcation groups (MCBG) [6].
TMI is based in California and dedicated to the development and manufacturing of novel stent technology and other devices for the treatment of atherosclerotic disease at or near bifurcations.
As bifurcations are observed only on Pt, further simulations are performed only on Pt (not on Ir) to examine the MSS behaviour.
Susan and Bruce Kodish discuss the process of verbal bifurcation in their book Drive Yourself Sane: Using the Uncommon Sense of General Semantics:
He shows how the mathematics of these models can produce bifurcations and chaotic dynamics, and discusses the ongoing econometric search for chaos evidence in macroeconomic variables.
The company's innovative stent system for coronary bifurcations is expected to be the first and only product of its kind to be approved for use in the U.
Art Rosenthal, CEO, "We will make longer-length stents available in 2010, enhancing our broad product line and Cappella's position as the leading company in the treatment of bifurcations.
We are on track to be the first and only approved stent for coronary bifurcations in the U.
DALLAS, November 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Complex patient cases with multi-vessel disease showed positive outcomes at 12 months in bifurcation lesions treated with the CYPHER(R) Stent when compared to another group of patients without bifurcations.