de-epicardialization

de-ep·i·car·di·al·i·za·tion

(dē'ep-i-kar'dē-ăl-i-zā'shŭn),
Obsolete surgical destruction of the epicardium, usually by the application of phenol, designed (unsuccessfully) to promote collateral circulation to the myocardium.
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