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In the context of project financing, additional security pledged to support the project financing.


Assets pledged as security for a loan. In the event that a borrower defaults on the terms of a loan, the collateral may be sold, with the proceeds used to satisfy any remaining obligations. High-quality collateral reduces risk to the lender and results in a lower rate of interest on the loan.


Assets with monetary value, such as stock, bonds, or real estate, which are used to guarantee a loan, are considered collateral.

If the borrower defaults and fails to fulfill the terms of the loan agreement, the collateral, or some portion of it, may become the property of the lender.

For example, if you borrow money to buy a car, the car is the collateral. If you default, the lender can repossess the car and sell it to recover the amount you borrowed.

Loans guaranteed by collateral are also known as secured loans.


Security for a debt.

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Clinical contribution of the collateral circulation to myocardial protection.
6 mm were not able to establish a collateral circulation and thus fed with blood ischemic area, which places an emphasis on studies in which it was stated that a much greater importance in the collateral circulation has completeness of the Willis circle because in this case, it has a protective role in the prevention of stroke in patients with occlusion of the internal carotid artery.
In these patients, demonstration of multiple flows related to collateral circulation between the left and right coronary arteries on the interventricular septum by colored Doppler and presence of reverse flow from the coronary artery into the pulmonary artery on colored Doppler echocardiogram suggest this anomaly.
Later studies [6,7,8,9,10] have demonstrated that the possible mechanism of action of omental transfer is an increase in local collateral circulation rather than any significant increase in blood flow.
But although all people have collateral blood vessels in their brains, collateral circulation does not always occur.
Skinner and Strandness (3) claimed that exercise training increased collateral circulation to the ischaemic muscle.
The patient experienced no postoperative neurologic deficit, and postoperative CTA of the brain revealed adequate collateral circulation (figure 2).
There is an extensive collateral circulation associated with the subclavian and axillary arteries, particularly around the scapula.
With sustained treatment this increases collateral circulation to the coronary arteries as well as to the body as a whole.
However, it would be unusual for a patient to have any symptoms from such a procedure because adequate collateral circulation (other arteries) takes over the region previously supplied by the LIMA.
They used a combination of occluding clips on the uterine arteries and the utero-ovarial ligaments were coagulated with bipolar forceps, thus reducing uterine perfusion to the collateral circulation.

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