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endovascular

(ĕn′dō-văs′kyə-lər)
adj.
1. Intravascular.
2. Of or relating to a surgical procedure in which a catheter containing medications or miniature instruments is inserted through the skin into a blood vessel for the treatment of vascular disease.
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Lin, M.D., from the University of California Davis Medical Center in Sacramento, and colleagues compared amputation-free survival and reintervention rates among patients treated with initial open surgical bypass or endovascular intervention for ischemic ulcers of the lower extremities.
Endovascular procedures can be done on an outpatient basis and on patients who aren't healthy enough for open surgery.
"The Bashir[TM] Endovascular Catheter removed a large volume of clot from the pulmonary arteries efficiently, and safely restored blood flow, that resulted in a very rapid improvement in the patient's overall clinical status."
Before the advent of endovascular treatment, surgery was the only way for the treatment of SMAVF.
According to the company, IOPS is a non-radiation-based surgical navigation system for minimally invasive surgery, leverages anatomical mapping and modelling algorithms and electromagnetic tracking technology to provide three-dimensional colour visualisation and real time guidance during endovascular procedures.
Especially, we suggested that hybrid procedures could be very useful and valuable managements for high-risk patients where total endovascular repairs including F-BEVAR and CPT are not available.
Repair of an abdominal aortic aneurysm may be performed surgically through an open incision or in a minimally-invasive procedure called endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR).
The main goal of treating abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) with surgical or endovascular repair is to reduce the risk of rupture and prevent the patient's death [1].
With release of the 2015 ASA updated AIS guidelines confirming benefit of endovascular treatment in AIS, (1) there is increasing emphasis on healthcare providers to quickly identify those patients presenting with ELVO.
More recently, physicians have begun using minimally invasive endovascular techniques.