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Window

A brokerage firm's cashier department, where delivery of securities and settlement of transactions take place.

Window

1. A physical place at a bank or brokerage where a customer goes to receive services. For example, a client may approach a window at a bank to deposit a check or make a withdrawal. Likewise, a client goes to a window at a brokerage to settle an account or deliver and receive securities.

2. A time during which it would be advantageous to conduct a certain transaction. For example, an investor has a window in which to make a profit on a security by buying while the price tends to rise and selling when it tends to fall.

window

A period of time during which an action can be expected to generate a successful result. For example, underwriters may have a window for corporate debt issues sandwiched between two periods of heavy U.S. Treasury offerings.
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In summary, with adjunctive otoendoscopy, it is not necessary to remove the posterior canal wall to adequately visualize the lateral epitympanum, posterior crus of the stapes, sinus tympani, eustachian tube orifice, and round window niche.
We tell our patients that our studies have shown that there is about a one in three chance that exploratory tympanotomy and round window grafting will lead to the alleviation of or improvement in their labyrinthine symptoms, and it also helps to rule out any other middle ear pathology.
Most cases are caused by a rupture of the round window membrane (RWM) or the oval window ligament secondary to trauma or stress.
Despite lysis of scar bands that were believed to represent the etiology of ossicular chain fixation, the chain could not be mobilized and a round window reflex could not be elicited.
But these routes have their own possible complications, including delayed healing of the tympanic membrane, vertigo, heating loss, and morphologic changes in the round window membrane.
The eustachian tube orifice, the oval window, and the round window were also filled with granulation tissue.
Both types of blast injury have been associated with noise-induced sensory hearing loss, and at times round window membrane rupture.
One might reasonably anticipate that instillation of any topical cochleotoxic agent into the middle ear would primarily affect the inner hair cells responsible for ultrahigh-frequency hearing that are closest to the round window membrane portal of entry.
We conducted a retrospective study to evaluate the long-term effectiveness of gentamicin applied directly to the round window membrane via the Silverstein MicroWick system in patients with definite or probable Meniere's disease.
The malleus and incus were found to be intact and mobile, and there was no evidence of a fistula of the round window during Valsalva's maneuver.
The round window and oval window were examined first, and no leakage was encountered.