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BA

The two-character ISO 3166 country code forBOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA.

Ba

A bond rating by Moody's. It is subdivided (in decreasing order) into Ba1, Ba2, and Ba3. A Ba rating is equivalent to a BB rating by S&P and Fitch. A Ba rating is the highest possible junk bond rating, meaning that a bond with this rating carries less risk than other junk bonds. Nevertheless, banks are prohibited from investing in them.

Ba

See BB.
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Barium studies should be used judiciously in elderly patients with multiple comorbidities and altered head and neck anatomy.
001) with both the thin and thick honey bariums than with the nectar barium (Figure 2).
For each chosen organ location in the GI tract (crop, ventriculus, distal large intestine, and cloaca), the percentage arrival of the 30 BIPS administered and the mean and SD for the arrival and passing times for barium and BIPS were calculated.
Here the barium content in Vendian sandstones is 670 mg/kg, gravelites 475 mg/kg, aleurolites 425 mg/kg, argillites 410 mg/kg, and maximally in sandstones up to 12 000 mg/kg (Kadunas et al.
6 shows the effect of the Plantago extract on contractions of guinea-pig trachea induced by barium ions.
Of all of the patients who had no symptoms with liquid barium alone, symptoms were provoked with food in half of them, and almost all of them had a fluoroscopic abnormality.
The classic description of DES on barium studies includes the presence of repetitive, simultaneous, lumen-obliterating nonperistaltic contractions that compartmentalize the esophagus, producing a distinctive "corkscrew," "rosary bead," or "shish kebab" appearance (Figure 8).
In regard to this parameter barium oxide outstrips even cesium, j of which is significantly higher--1.
Every GI lab needs a system where every incomplete colonoscopy automatically triggers an order for a barium enema.
One of these materials, calcium tungstate, was found to fluoresce with approximately six times the intensity of barium platinocyanide.
The PowerMate eco is made without any of the estimated 36 potentially toxic chemicals (such as lead, barium, boron, and cobalt) used in the manufacture of conventional computers.