revascularize


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revascularize

(rē-văs′kyə-lə-rīz′)
v. revascular·ized, revascular·izing, revascular·izes
v.tr.
To reestablish the blood supply to (an organ or bodily part), especially by surgical procedure.
v.intr.
1. To revascularize an organ or bodily part.
2. To grow new blood vessels so as to establish blood supply: a graft that revascularizes slowly and takes a long time to heal.

re·vas′cu·la·ri·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.
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There has been considerable evolution in the treatment of acute ischemic stroke in recent years, including progressive improvements in our ability to revascularize patients and in aggressive therapies to decrease secondary brain injury (such as early decompressive hemicraniectomy for large hemispheric strokes).
(23,24,25) The primary goal is to revascularize the lunate in order to prevent progression.
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For the first time, they were able to combine the use of human repair cells that were conditioned during in-vitro culture to maximize their ability to revascularize and improve blood flow to the infarcted tissue with a fully biological composite scaffold designed to deliver these cells to the damaged heart.
Coronary artery bypass graft (CABG1 is a surgical procedure that is done to revascularize coronary muscle in the presence of severe coronary artery disease.
He was immediately transferred to the regional medical center where an attempt was made to reattach and revascularize the thumb.
Over the next 10 years, despite surgical attempts to revascularize and treatment with anticoagulant drugs, his condition deteriorated: his renal, mesenteric, and axillary arteries became stenosed, and his right leg was amputated.
To heal, the body must remove nonviable tissue, control infection, revascularize the injured area, and secrete the products necessary for tissue repair.
"It's really opened our eyes to the ability of the heart to revascularize itself," he says.
Coronary heart disease is one of the most debilitating forms of cardiovascular disease and coronary artery bypass (CAB) surgery is a standard intervention to revascularize the heart, with over 500,000 CAB procedures performed annually.