revascularization
noun Date: 1951 a surgical procedure for the provision of a new, additional, or augmented blood supply to a body part or organ

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  • Revascularization — This article is about surgical vascularization. For physiological vascularization, see Angiogenesis. Revascularization Intervention ICD 9 CM 36.10 …   Wikipedia

  • revascularization — Reestablishment of blood supply to a part. * * * re·vas·cu·lar·iza·tion rē .vas kyə lə rə zā shən n a surgical procedure for the provision of a new, augmented, or restored blood supply to a body part or organ <myocardial revascularization>… …   Medical dictionary

  • revascularization — n. 1) the regrowth of blood vessels following disease or injury so that normal blood supply to an organ, tissue, or part is restored. 2) the surgical restoration of blood flow to a part by replacing a diseased blood vessel with a graft. See:… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • revascularization — /ree vas kyeuh leuhr euh zay sheuhn/, n. the restoration of the blood circulation of an organ or area, achieved by unblocking obstructed or disrupted blood vessels or by surgically implanting replacements. [1950 55; REVASCULARIZE + ATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • revascularization — noun The restoration of a blood supply to an organ or limb …   Wiktionary

  • revascularization — n. restoration of blood supply; surgical procedure providing a new or supplementary or augmented blood supply to a body organ or part …   English contemporary dictionary

  • revascularization — re·vascularization …   English syllables

  • revascularization — (¦)rēˌ noun Etymology: re + vascularization : a surgical procedure for the provision of a new, augmented, or restored blood supply to a body part or organ * * * /ree vas kyeuh leuhr euh zay sheuhn/, n. the restoration of the blood circulation of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Transmyocardial revascularization — Transmyocardial laser revascularization (TMR) is a new procedure used to treat inoperable heart disease in people with persistent angina that isn t relieved by any other method. Introduction Most people with coronary artery disease are treated… …   Wikipedia

  • Transmyocardial laser revascularization — A procedure by which a physician uses a laser to make holes in the heart to relieve the pain of severe angina. Transmyocardial laser revascularization has been done from both the outside and inside of the heart. When done from the outside, a… …   Medical dictionary

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