thromboembolectomy


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throm·bo·em·bo·lec·to·my

(throm'bō-em'bō-lek'tŏ-mē),
Extraction of an embolic thrombus.
[thrombo- + G. embolos, embolus, + ektomē, excision]

thromboembolectomy

Surgical removal of an EMBOLUS that arose from a blood clot (thrombus) elsewhere in the circulation.
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These include systemic thrombolytic therapy, surgical thromboembolectomy and catheter-directed therapy.
After considered multidisciplinary consultation with cardiac surgery, radiology, intensive care and anaesthesia, given the severity of the pulmonary hypertension, the haemodynamic compromise of this patient and the unknown age of the thrombi, we concluded that the risks associated with open thoracotomy and surgical thromboembolectomy were prohibitive.
6) The available options are thromboembolectomy and thrombolysis, but the limb salvage rate has been in the region of 27%.
The thromboembolectomy was done and vessel repaired.