Shunt

Shunt may refer to:

  • Shunt (medical) - a hole or passage allowing fluid to move from one part of the body to another
  • Shunt (electrical) - a device allowing electrical current to pass around a point in a circuit
  • Shunt (railway operations) - the process of sorting items of rolling stock into train sets or consists, also called "switching"
  • Shunt (theatre company) - an experimental theatre company based in London
  • Hexose monophosphate shunt (biochemistry) - alternate name for the Pentose phosphate pathway

Other articles related to "shunt":

Shunt Nephritis
... Shunt nephritis is a rare disease of the kidney that can occur in patients being treated for hydrocephalus with a cerebral shunt ... It usually results from an infected shunt that produces a long-standing blood infection, particularly by the bacterium Staphylococcus epidermidis ... Treatment includes antibiotics and the prompt removal of the infected shunt ...
Cardiac Shunt
... A cardiac shunt is a pattern of blood flow in the heart that deviates from the normal circuit of the circulatory system ... The presence of a shunt may also affect left and/or right heart pressure either beneficially or detrimentally ...
Shunt Nephritis - Treatment
... The shunt is removed immediately and antibiotics are begun ... The infected shunt, typically a ventriculoatrial shunt, may be replaced with a ventriculoperitoneal shunt ...
Stratford TMD - Operations - Routes Worked - Shunt Turns
... A shunt turn is where a shunting locomotive is allocated to shunting a yard or set of sidings ... Some shunt turns required 'trip' working between yards or sidings ...