thromboendarterectomy

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thromboendarterectomy

 [throm″bo-en″dar-ter-ek´-tah-me]
excision of an obstructing thrombus together with a portion of the inner lining of the obstructed artery.

throm·bo·end·ar·ter·ec·to·my

(throm'bō-end'ar-tĕr-ek'tŏ-mē),
An operation that involves opening an artery, removing an occluding thrombus along with the intima and atheromatous material, and leaving a clean, fresh plane internal to the adventitia.
[thrombo- + endarterectomy]

thromboendarterectomy

/throm·bo·end·ar·ter·ec·to·my/ (-end″ahr-ter-ek´tah-me) excision of an obstructing thrombus together with a portion of the inner lining of the obstructed artery.

thromboendarterectomy

(thrŏm′bō-ĕn′där-tə-rĕk′tə-mē)
n.
An operation to remove a thrombus along with the intima and atheromatous material from an occluded artery.

thromboendarterectomy

[-en′′därtərek′təmē]
removal of thrombus and atherosclerotic inner lining from an obstructed artery.

throm·bo·end·ar·ter·ec·to·my

(throm'bō-end'ahr-tĕr-ek'tŏ-mē)
An operation that involves opening an artery, removing an occluding thrombus along with the intima and atheromatous material, and leaving a clean, fresh plane internal to the adventitia.

thromboendarterectomy

surgical opening of an artery to allow removal of occluding thrombus, tunica intima and all local atheroma and recanalize arterial lumen

thromboendarterectomy

excision of an obstructing thrombus together with a portion of the inner lining of the obstructed artery.
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1] The standard and potentially curative treatment for CTEPH is pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), in which blood vessels of the lungs are cleared of clot and scar material.
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy is the treatment of choice but not all patients are eligible for surgery.
For patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, ACCP guidelines recommend placement of a permanent vena caval filter in those patients undergoing pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (grade 2C), either before or at the time of surgery.
Improvement of tricuspid regurgitation after pulmonary thromboendarterectomy.
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy may provide a surgical cure for patients who suffer from chronic thromboembolic disease.
The Company previously announced favorable results from a preliminary analysis of a Phase II clinical trial with Cylexin evaluating its ability to reduce reperfusion injury following the surgical removal of chronic blood clots from the lungs in an orphan drug indication, pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PDE).
6,7] The standard treatment for CTEPH is pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (also referred to as PTE, or pulmonary endarterectomy, PEA), a potentially curative surgery that clears clots and scar material from the blood vessels of the lung.
Prostacyclin therapy before pulmonary thromboendarterectomy in patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 30, 1996--Cytel Corporation (NASDAQ:CYTL) announced today that results of a Phase II clinical trial with its selectin blocker, Cylexin(TM), demonstrated evidence of a clinical benefit suggesting reduction of reperfusion injury following pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE), the surgical removal of chronic blood clots from the lungs.
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PTE) is the treatment of choice of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary disease.

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