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.

sympathectomy

excision or interruption of some portion of the sympathetic nervous pathway. The operation produces temporary vasodilatation leading to improved nutrition of the part supplied by the vessel.

chemical sympathectomy
the interruption of the transmission of impulses through a sympathetic nerve by chemical agents.
periarterial sympathectomy
surgical removal of the sheath of an artery containing the sympathetic nerve fibers; it produces temporary vasodilatation.
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