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injury or loss. In the civil law jurisdictions the word is often used in the context of an ‘unfair’ loss, as where an adult takes advantage of a minor or someone purchases something for much less than it's worth.
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LESION, contracts. In the civil law this term is used to signify the injury suffered, in consequence of inequality of situation, by one who does not receive a full equivalent for what he gives in a commutative contract.
     2. The remedy given for this injury, is founded on its being the effect of implied error or imposition; for in every commutative contract, equivalents are supposed to be given and received. Louis. Code, 1854. Persons of full age, however, are not allowed in point of law to object to their agreements as being injurious, unless the injury be excessive. Poth. Oblig. P. 1, c. 1, s. 1, art. 3, Sec. 4. But minors are admitted to restitution, not only against any excessive inequality, but against any inequality whatever. Poth. Oblig. P. 1, c. 1, s. 1, art. 3, Sec. 5; Louis. Code, art. 1858.
     3. Courts of chancery relieve upon terms of redemption and set aside contracts entered into by expectant heirs dealing for their expectancies, on the ground of mere inadequacy of price. 1 Vern. 167; 2 Cox, 80; 2 Cas. in Ch. 136; 1 Vern. 141; 2 Vern. 121; 2 Freem. 111; 2 Vent. 359; 2 Vern. 14; 2 Rep. in Ch. 396; 1 P. W. 312; 1 Bro. C. C. 7; 3 P. Wms. 393, n.; 2 Atk. 133; 2 Ves. 125; 1 Atk. 301; 1 Wils. 286; 1 Wils. 320; 1 Bro. P. 6. ed. Toml. 198; 1 Bro. C. C. 1; 16 Ves. 512; Sugd. on Vend. 231, n. k.; 1 Ball & B. 330; Wightw. 25; 3 Ves. & Bea. 117; 2 Swanst. R. 147, n.; Fonb. notes to the Treatise of Equity, B, 1, c. 2, s. 9. A contract cannot stand where the party has availed himself of a confidential situation, in order to obtain some selfish advantage. Note to Crowe v. Ballard. 1 Ves. jun. 125; 1 Hov. Supp. 66, 7. Note to Wharton v. May. 5 Ves. 27; 1 Hov. Supp. 378. See Catching bargain; Fraud; Sale.

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The researchers found that the primary composite end point of target lesion failure occurred in 4 and 6 percent of patients treated with biodegradable polymer sirolimus-eluting stents and durable polymer everolimus-eluting stents, respectively (difference, −1.6 percentage points; rate ratio, 0.59; posterior probability of superiority, 0.986).
The radiologist and a research assistant (F.M.T.) determined maximum target lesion diameter and nearest distance to the surgical margin in consensus using electronic calipers, with the surgical margin defined by the staple line.
Two interventional radiologists independently viewed the cone-beam CT images and corresponding preinterventional chest CT images to confirm: (i) the exact location of the target lesion on cone-beam CT images by comparison with the preprocedural chest CT images in the corresponding viewing plane, (ii) the perfused territory of the study artery on cone-beam CT images.
The primary endpoint at 1 year of follow-up was the composite of cardiac death, target vessel MI, and target lesion or vessel revascularization.
However, the mechanics of delivering these life-saving devices to the target lesion has largely remained unchanged--the interventionalist must manually thread a coronary guidewire through the peripheral vasculature to the diseased vessel.
Prominent hypogastric arteries were noted along with a subtle blush in the right pelvis suspicious for the target lesion. A right ovarian arteriogram revealed a prominent tortuous right ovarian artery similar to that seen on MRA (Figure 6).
For successful and complete treatment of HCC with RFA, confident visualization of a target lesion is essential (3).
Each patient had a target lesion 25-32 [cm.sup.2] in size, which was designated for careful assessment of changes in the domains of lesional erythema, plaque elevation, and scaling.
Absorb BVS was proven non-inferior to metal stents in terms of target lesion failure as measured by a composite of cardiac death, target lesion heart attack, and ischemia-driven target lesion revascularization at one year.
To our knowledge, this is the only EMTNS that can generate a 3D fully quantified anatomic map of the target and its surrounding vessels and structures from one preprocedural CT or MRI scan and plan a trajectory to the target lesion clear of vital anatomies.
One patient was excluded from the analysis because the target lesion located in the anterior part of the prostate could not be reached by TR biopsy due to restriction of the needle guide (at that time point, a TP biopsy approach was technically not available at our institution yet).
Morphology of the IRA, angiographic features of the target lesion, TIMI flow grades before and after primary PCI, culprit lesion stenosis degree, target lesion length, previous stent placement and luminal diameter were assessed for every patient.