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recanalization

 [re-kan″ә-lĭ-za´shun]
formation of new canals or paths, especially blood vessels, through an obstruction such as a clot; called also canalization.

re·ca·nal·i·za·tion

(rē-ka'năl-i-zā'shŭn),
1. Restoration of a lumen in a blood vessel following thrombotic occlusion, by organization of the thrombus with formation of new channels.
2. Spontaneous restoration of the continuity of the lumen of any occluded duct or tube, as with postvasectomy recanalization.

recanalization

/re·can·a·li·za·tion/ (re-kan″ah-lĭ-za´shun) formation of new canals or paths, especially blood vessels, through an obstruction such as a clot.

re·ca·nal·i·za·tion

(rē-kan'ăl-ī-zā'shŭn)
1. Restoration of a lumen in a blood vessel following thrombotic occlusion, by organization of the thrombus with formation of new channels.
2. Spontaneous restoration of the continuity of the lumen of any occluded duct or tube, as with postvasectomy recanalization.

recanalization

restoration of arterial lumen (blocked/stenosed by thrombus/severe atheroma) by insertion of a stent, or by atherectomy