restenosis


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restenosis

 [re″stĕ-no´sis]
recurrent stenosis, especially of a cardiac valve or coronary artery after surgical correction of the primary condition.
false restenosis stenosis recurring after failure to divide either commissure of a cardiac valve beyond the area of incision of the papillary muscles.

re·ste·no·sis

(rē'ste-nō'sis),
Recurrence of stenosis after corrective surgery on the heart valve; narrowing of a structure (usually a coronary artery) following the removal or reduction of a previous narrowing.
[re-, + G. stenōsis, a narrowing]

restenosis

/re·ste·no·sis/ (re″stĕ-no´sis) recurrent stenosis, especially of a cardiac valve after surgical correction of the primary condition.restenot´ic

restenosis

Cardiology The reocclusion of an artery or lumen after otherwise adequate therapy, which may occur in a mitral valve after replacement or valvoplasty, or in a coronary artery after CABG, PCTA, or stenting. See Atherosclerosis, CABG, In-stent restenosis.

re·ste·no·sis

(rē'stĕ-nō'sis)
Recurrence of stenosis after corrective surgery on the heart valve; narrowing of a structure (usually a coronary artery) following the removal or reduction of a previous narrowing.
[re-, + G. stenōsis, a narrowing]

restenosis

Relapse to the narrowed state, as may happen in a coronary artery following successful widening by balloon angioplasty. Stenting is commonly used to prevent restenosis.

Restenosis

The narrowing of a blood vessel after it has been opened, usually by balloon angioplasty.
Mentioned in: Coronary Stenting

restenosis

recurrence of vascular stenosis subsequent to corrective angioplasty

restenosis

recurrent stenosis, especially of a cardiac valve after surgical correction of the primary condition.
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A long-term follow-up study reports on the safety and success of drug-eluting balloon angioplasty in treating patients with carotid in-stent restenosis that has proven refractory to treatment with balloon angioplasty and/or redo stenting.
Among patients who received the Cypher stent, those with diabetes were 25% more likely to have restenosis than were those without diabetes.
In preclinical studies, Resten-MP was as effective as AVI-4126 delivered by catheters or stents in preventing cardiovascular restenosis.
However, the vitamins didn't raise--and may have lowered--the risk of restenosis in women and in patients who had diabetes or high homocysteine levels.
Data regarding the relationship between inflammatory markers measured before PCI and subsequent restenosis have been mixed and potentially confusing.
If we had the promise of a stent with a low risk of restenosis, we could treat difficult atherosclerotic lesions more confidently and probably send fewer people to bypass surgery," notes Alan Heldman of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore.
1-14] The ultimate success or failure of frontal sinus surgical procedures, whether they be endonasal or external, is determined essentially by the rate of restenosis of the frontal sinus outflow tract (FSOT) or the neoostium postoperatively.
In a study of 119 people with heart disease who underwent angioplasty, a procedure to unclog heart arteries, those who took 500 milligrams of vitamin C per day for four months after surgery had an artery restenosis rate of 24 percent, compared with a rate of 43 percent among people who did not receive vitamin C following angioplasty, Tomoda and colleagues reported.
A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Restenosis.
Results from the PREVENT CE (Proliferation REduction with Vascular ENergy Trial) clinical trial showed that patients who received radiotherapy had a restenosis rate of 8.
Probucol--once used to lower cholesterol but since abandoned by its maker, Hoechst Marion Roussel--reduced by 50 percent the rate of restenosis among angioplasty patients during the 6 months following the procedure.
In either case, the artery suffers restenosis, or narrowing to the point where healthy blood flow is again impaired.