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declamping phenomenon

declamping phenomenon in Medicine

declamping phenomenon de·clamp·ing phenomenon (dē-klām'pĭng)
The occurrence of shock or hypotension following the abrupt release of clamps from a large portion of the vascular bed, such as the aorta, that is believed to be caused by transient pooling of blood in a previously ischemic area. Also called declamping shock.

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