thromboendarterectomy

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thromboendarterectomy

 [throm″bo-en″dar-ter-ek´-tah-me]
excision of an obstructing thrombus together with a portion of the inner lining of the obstructed artery.

throm·bo·end·ar·ter·ec·to·my

(throm'bō-end'ar-tĕr-ek'tŏ-mē),
An operation that involves opening an artery, removing an occluding thrombus along with the intima and atheromatous material, and leaving a clean, fresh plane internal to the adventitia.
[thrombo- + endarterectomy]

thromboendarterectomy

/throm·bo·end·ar·ter·ec·to·my/ (-end″ahr-ter-ek´tah-me) excision of an obstructing thrombus together with a portion of the inner lining of the obstructed artery.

thromboendarterectomy

(thrŏm′bō-ĕn′där-tə-rĕk′tə-mē)
n.
An operation to remove a thrombus along with the intima and atheromatous material from an occluded artery.

thromboendarterectomy

[-en′′därtərek′təmē]
removal of thrombus and atherosclerotic inner lining from an obstructed artery.

throm·bo·end·ar·ter·ec·to·my

(throm'bō-end'ahr-tĕr-ek'tŏ-mē)
An operation that involves opening an artery, removing an occluding thrombus along with the intima and atheromatous material, and leaving a clean, fresh plane internal to the adventitia.

thromboendarterectomy

surgical opening of an artery to allow removal of occluding thrombus, tunica intima and all local atheroma and recanalize arterial lumen

thromboendarterectomy

excision of an obstructing thrombus together with a portion of the inner lining of the obstructed artery.
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For patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension, ACCP guidelines recommend placement of a permanent vena caval filter in those patients undergoing pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (grade 2C), either before or at the time of surgery.
Pulmonary thromboendarterectomy may provide a surgical cure for patients who suffer from chronic thromboembolic disease.
The Company previously announced favorable results from a preliminary analysis of a Phase II clinical trial with Cylexin evaluating its ability to reduce reperfusion injury following the surgical removal of chronic blood clots from the lungs in an orphan drug indication, pulmonary thromboendarterectomy (PDE).
PAS was confirmed in five patients, and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) was considered the correct diagnosis with the histological findings from CGFB and confirmed after pulmonary thromboendarterectomy later [Figure 3].

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