thrombectomy


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thrombectomy

 [throm-bek´tah-me]
excision of a clot from a blood vessel.
medical thrombectomy enzymatic dissolution of a blood clot in situ.

throm·bec·to·my

(throm-bek'tŏ-mē),
The excision of a thrombus.
[thromb- + G. ektomē, excision]

thrombectomy

/throm·bec·to·my/ (throm-bek´tah-me) surgical removal of a clot from a blood vessel.

thrombectomy

(thrŏm-bĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of a thrombus.

thrombectomy

[thrombek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, thrombos + ektomē, excision
the removal of a thrombus from a blood vessel, performed as emergency surgery to restore circulation to the affected part. Anticoagulant therapy may begin before surgery. An arteriogram is done to locate the thrombus. During surgery a longitudinal incision is made into the blood vessel, and the clot is removed. After surgery the blood pressure is maintained close to its preoperative level because a decrease would predispose to further clotting. Compare embolectomy.

thrombectomy

 The removal of a clot/thrombus

throm·bec·to·my

(throm-bek'tŏ-mē)
The excision of a thrombus.
[thromb- + G. ektomē, excision]

thrombectomy

Surgical removal of a blood clot from an artery or vein.

thrombectomy

surgical removal of a clot from a blood vessel.

medical thrombectomy
enzymatic dissolution of a blood clot in situ.
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Mechanical thrombectomy will continue to be the preferred technology throughout analysis period.
Penumbra's aspiration thrombectomy devices use a minimally invasive "vacuum" inside the artery to remove blood clot en masse.
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Penumbra said that the efficacy and safety of mechanical thrombectomy has been demonstrated in the MR CLEAN trial and confirmed in additional randomized controlled stroke trials.