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Open

Used in the context of general equities. Having either buy or sell interest at the indicated price level and side of a preceding trade. "Open on the buy/sell side" means looking for buyers/sellers (for someone who is a seller/buyer). Antithesis of clean.

Open

1. The time trading begins on an exchange. This is important to matters like a security's opening price or opening bid. See also: Close.

2. An order to buy or sell a security that has not yet been filled. Some orders are only open for a certain amount of time, while some remain open until they are filled. See also: IOC, GTC.
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The stress of open-heart surgery significantly reduces patients vitamin D levels, but aggressive supplementation with vitamin D3, just before and after surgery, can completely eliminate the observed drop in vitamin D, researchers have found.
However, patients exposed to the bacteria through open-heart surgery can develop general and nonspecific symptoms that can often take months to emerge.
Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) said that a medical team has conducted 32 open-heart surgeries and cardiac catheterisation in Kazakhstan as part of its "Small Hearts" project, which started in 2013 and has covered several countries so far.
On the other hand Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan telephoned PM Nawaz and conveyed best wishes ahead of his open-heart surgery.
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According to a study published in the August 2014 Annals of Thoracic Surgery, speedier healing after open-heart surgery may be one of these benefits.
But these newer stents, especially a cobalt-chromium everolimus-eluting stent, appear just as safe and effective as CABG, an open-heart operation commonly referred to as open-heart surgery or bypass surgery.
Dr Adil Al Kindi, cardiac surgeon, pointed out that in the conventional procedure, or open-heart surgery, the heart must be stopped, and the patient must be placed on a heart--lung machine until the replacement is done.
A two-year-old boy has successfully undergone open-heart surgery at a Madinah hospital, the Ministry of Health announced here yesterday.
The patients whose age ranges between 60 to 87 all had a damaged valve in the heart which could earlier only be replaced by an open-heart surgery.
The FDA approved the first artificial heart valve that can replace an aortic heart valve damaged by senile aortic valve stenosis without open-heart surgery.