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  • He showed that length of survival and graft patency were related to the extent of tissue necrosis at presentation.
  • Patency of the upper airway may be difficult to maintain after onset of unconsciousness for the above reasons but intubation is usually not difficult.
  • Smoking and the patency of lower extremity bypass grafts: a meta-analysis.
  • Used as part of a planned care regime, OptiFlo helps maintain catheter patency, so the wearer feels refreshed, relaxed and reassured.
  • Steroids improve airway patency in croup, haemangioma, lymphoma and some mediastinal masses.

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