periarterial sympathectomy

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per·i·ar·te·ri·al sym·pa·thec·to·my

sympathetic denervation by arterial decortication.

periarterial sympathectomy

(pĕr′ē-är-tîr′ē-əl)
n.
Sympathectomy that is achieved by decortication of the arteries.

per·i·ar·te·ri·al sym·pa·thec·to·my

(per'ē-ahr-tēr'ē-ăl sim'pă-thek'tŏ-mē)
Sympathetic denervation by arterial decortication.
Synonym(s): Leriche operation.

Leriche,

René, French surgeon, 1879-1955.
Leriche forceps
Leriche operation - sympathetic denervation by arterial decortication. Synonym(s): periarterial sympathectomy
Leriche sympathectomy
Leriche syndrome - aortoiliac occlusive disease producing distal ischemic symptoms and signs.