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Business Segment

A division or subset of a business' operations, especially in large corporations. For a division to be considered a segment, it must directly earn revenue for the company. For example, a heavily diversified corporation may have one segment dedicated to telecommunications, another to manufacturing, and a third to energy. It is also known simply as a segment. Internally, each segment's expenses and revenues are accounted for separately.

segment

An identifiable part of a business organization. For example, a large corporation might have a number of segments including industrial, aerospace, and leisure products. Also called business segment.
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Caption: Figure 1: 12-Lead electrocardiogram immediately post-procedure demonstrating pronounced ST segment elevation (grey arrows) in Leads II, V2-V6 with voltage criteria for left ventricular hypertrophy.
The benefits of early catheterization with revascularization are particularly noted in those patients with high-risk features, such as high TIMI risk score, ST segment depression or positive cardiac markers.
Sudden transmural ischaemia represented by ST segment elevation in the absence of preceding ST segment abnormality is more likely attributable to sudden coronary artery occlusion by thrombus (e.
The ST Review Station provided quantitative measurements of the ST segment in microvolts for each of the 18 leads.
EKG showed sinus tachycardia at 111 beats/min with persistent ST segment depression in the anterolateral and inferior leads and ST segment elevation in V1 and aVR (Fig.
NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, today announced that the first patient in a clinical study examining the safety and effectiveness of an ST segment monitoring feature in an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) has been implanted with the investigational device in the United States.
ST segment depression is the most common electrocardiographic abnormality encountered with stress testing, whether exercise or pharmacologic, and is thought to be indicative of subendocardial ischemia.
Forty-five elderly nonsmoking persons with stable coronary heart disease visited a clinic biweekly for submaximal exercise testing, during which the occurrence of ST segment depressions was recorded.
The electrocardiogram (ECG) shows ST segment elevation or T wave inversions across the anterior precordial leads.
Prediction of acute left main coronary artery obstruction by 12-lead electrocardiography: ST segment elevation in lead aVR with less ST segment elevation in lead V1.