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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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6 y/F 272 Yes, 35 mm Hg Blind paracentesis 11 mo/M 220 No Pericardial window, bilat chest tubes, 'ini-laparotomy' 13 y/M 334 No Laparotomy 4 mo/F (1) 500 Yes, 120 mmHg None 2 y/F (2) Not specified No Peritoneal dialysis catheter placement Age/ Outcome gender 6 y/F Not supportable by ECLS-died 11 mo/M Not supportable by ECLS-died 13 y/M Supportable by ECLS, but severe ABI-died 4 mo/F (1) Not supportable by ECLS-died 2 y/F (2) Survived ECLS=extracorporeal life support, VA=venoarterial, VV=venovenous, ACS=abdominal compartment syndrome, RVOT=right ventricular outflow tract, BT=Blalock-Taussig, PNA=pneumonia, MRSA=methiciRin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, ABI=anoxic brain injury, CT=computed tomography.
6 Hemopericardium Pericardiocentesis with pericardial window, FFP, vitamin k Case 2 >8.
We report the use of a thoracoscopic pericardial window as a means of draining a delayed hemopericardium after penetrating chest injury.
The practice of thoracoscopic pericardial window was initially described by Vogel (15) in 1990.
Over the next 3 months, the pericardial effusion recurred anytime the prednisone dose dropped below 15 mg/day, necessitating a pericardial window.
While the pericardial window could certainly explain resolution of the pericardial effusion, this would not explain the resolution of pleural effusion, fevers, myalgias, and fatigue.
Current protocols as advocated by Rozycki et al [2] recommend an operation if the result is positive, a pericardial window or echocardiogram if the result is equivocal, and observation and discharge if the result is negative.