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Block

Large quantity of stock or large dollar amount of bonds held or traded. As a rule of thumb, 10,000 shares or more of stock and $200,000 or more worth of bonds would be described as a block.

Block

An exceptionally large amount or value of securities. While there is no specific definition of how many shares constitute a block, most people using the term refer to holding or trading more than 10,000 shares and/or shares worth more than $200,000. Almost invariably, trades of this magnitude involve institutional investors. See also: Block trade, Secondary issue.

block

A large amount of a security, usually 10,000 shares or more.

block

An area bounded by perimeter streets.Many subdivision descriptions employ a subdivision name,and then a block number and a lot number to identify particular properties.The numbers are assigned when the subdivision developer files its plat plan with local authorities.

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Though anti-Ro and anti-La are detected in breast milk, there is no proven association of congenital heart block with breastfeeding.
The tissue damage that causes complete heart block is most usual in elderly people and is closely linked to coronary artery disease, for which lifestyle factors, such as smoking, increase the risk.
If the patient develops complete heart block refractory to transcutaneous pacing, transvenous pacing should be tried, particularly if the patient has a condition which is likely to decrease chest wall impedance.
Liam, who was born on March 3, was diagnosed with congenital heart block while he was still in the womb - halfway through 21-year-old Ann Collier's pregnancy.
Of five women with a previous fetus affected by neonatal lupus--who thus are at increased risk of having a baby with congenital heart block--who were enrolled at press time in the Preventive IVIG Therapy for Congenital Heart Block (PITCH) study, three had given birth to babies without congenital heart block following IVIG treatment, one was still undergoing treatment but showed no fetal echocardiographic evidence of congenital heart block, and one had not reached 12 weeks' gestation and therefore had not begun treatment, principal investigator Dr.
First-degree heart block occurs when the electrical impulse passes through the heart slower than normal but the heartbeat and rhythm are still within a healthy range.
James was born in March 2004 with a heart block, meaning his heart was beating at just 50 beats per minute instead of 120, and his miracle survival astonished medical professionals.
Reader: I have had two catheter ablation attempts at excellent teaching hospitals, but I go into heart block each time they tried to ablate.
ECGs must be performed at every dosage above 480 mg to monitor for heart block.
Doctor Essen, consultant paediatric pathologist based at Alder Hey, confirmed Aaliyah's death was from natural causes and said she died from total heart block with a thickening of the muscle inside her heart.
Its side effects include insommia, incidence of hip fracture, sudden low blood pressure, and aggravation of heart block.
PARADYM DR also includes the SafeR[TM] function which allows spontaneous atrio-ventricular conduction, while managing all three types of heart block (first, second and third degree).