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PA

The two-character ISO 3166 country Code for PANAMA.

PA

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Panama. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Panamanian bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Panama. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Panama. Each province has its own code with the prefix "PA." For example, the code for the Province of Bocas del Toro is ISO 3166-2:PA-1.
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Pulmonary artery false aneurysms secondary to Swan-Ganz pulmonary artery catheters.
Anomalous left coronary artery from pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) in infants: a 5 year review in a defined birth cohort.
The anomalous of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery.
This procedure allows the left ventricle to develop as the systemic ventricle, patches the VSD to direct blood flow from LV through the aorta, closes the congenitally stenotic pulmonic valve, and uses a grafted conduit between the right ventricle and pulmonary artery to direct blood to the lungs for oxygenation.
RCC with vena cava tumour thrombus and pulmonary artery tumour thromboembolism presents a unique and challenging case for the surgical team.
Clinical findings alone are not sufficient in the diagnosis of anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery.
Liver, right ventricle, and proximal pulmonary artery samples from mature slaughter weigh cows (n = 5), pigs (n = 6) and goats (n = 6) were collected immediately after slaughter.
Disturbingly, one-third of critical care physicians are unable to correctly identify pulmonary artery occlusion pressure (PAOP) on a clear trace, or the major components of oxygen transport (9).
The pulmonary artery pressure is then monitored and displayed using the company's electronic monitoring system, producing "a real-time pulmonary artery waveform," he explained.
Pulmonary artery pressure was measured as 56 mmHg and first degree tricuspid insufficiency was discovered by Echocardiography.
The traditional surgical approach is to use a modified Blalock-Taussig (MBT) shunt, which carried blood from the artery branching off the aorta to the pulmonary artery.

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