embolectomy

[ UK /ɛmbəlˈɛktəmˌi/ ]
NOUN
  1. surgical removal of an embolus (usually from an artery)
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How To Use embolectomy In A Sentence

  • Finally, acute pulmonary embolectomy may be beneficial in the unstable patient who has not responded to conventional treatments.
  • The thrombectomy device market, the largest segment covered in this report, consists of mechanical thrombectomy devices, aspiration catheters, embolectomy balloon catheters, and pharmacomechanical thrombectomy devices. Business Wire Travel News
  • The European market for clot management devices, which comprises the sale of thrombectomy devices, thrombolytic infusion catheters, neurovascular embolectomy devices, and inferior vena cava filters (IVCFs), will grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 8% through 2013. Business Wire Travel News
  • A therapeutic approach to a patient who fails thrombolytic therapy, anticoagulation and placement of a filter includes surgical or catheter embolectomy.
  • Thrombolysis is often the best treatment as simple embolectomy or thrombectomy usually leads to early rethrombosis and surgical bypass is often precluded by obliteration of the distal run-off.
  • In an earlier study, the same researchers had found that hospitals generally lose money on Medicare reimbursements for another stroke treatment -- endovascular embolectomy, in which doctors go in and extract the blood clot causing the stroke. Reuters: Press Release
  • The thrombectomy device market, the largest segment covered in this report, consists of mechanical thrombectomy devices, aspiration catheters, embolectomy balloon catheters, and pharmacomechanical thrombectomy devices. Business Wire Travel News
  • Available modes of treatment include bowel-sparing approaches such as surgical laparotomy with embolectomy or local infusion of thrombolytic agents via an abdominal aortic catheter.
  • It showed that patients treated with thrombolytic therapy had a higher death rate, increased risk of major hemorrhage and an increased rate of PE recurrence when compared with patients treated surgically with embolectomy.
  • The options for treatment of massive PE, in addition to the standard treatment of anticoagulation with heparin, include the following: thrombolytic therapy, open surgical embolectomy, and catheter thrombectomy.
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