Definition of Endarterectomy

1. Noun. Surgical removal of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerosis.




Definition of Endarterectomy

1. Noun. (context: surgery) The surgical procedure to remove plaque from an artery. ¹

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Definition of Endarterectomy

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Medical Definition of Endarterectomy

1. Surgical excision, performed under general anaesthesia, of the atheromatous tunica intima of an artery. When reconstruction of an artery is performed as an endovascular procedure through a catheter, it is called atherectomy. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Endarterectomy

endaortitis
endarch
endarchies
endarchy
endark
endarked
endarken
endarkened
endarkening
endarkens
endarking
endarks
endart
endarted
endarterectomies
endarterectomy (current term)
endarteria
endarteriectomy
endarteritis
endarteritis deformans
endarteritis obliterans
endarteritis proliferans
endarterium
endarting
endarts
endash
endashes
endaspidean
endaunger
endaural

Literary usage of Endarterectomy

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1. Case Studies from the Quality Improvement Support System by David H. Gustafson (1998)
"Carotid endarterectomy Length-of-Stay Project Team Introduction In 1993, a major hospital, an integrated group practice and closed hospital system, ..."

2. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Dyken ML, Pokras R. The performance of endarterectomy for disease of the ... Changing patterns in the practice of carotid endarterectomy in a large ..."

3. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Effectiveness of carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: design ... Results of a randomized controlled trial of carotid endarterectomy for ..."

4. Plethysmography: Safety, Effectiveness, & Clinical Utility in Diagnosing by Thomas V. Holohan (1996)
"The reference method was the carotid artery plaque that was surgically removed during endarterectomy from 15 of the 45 patients. ..."

5. Identifying Health Technologies That Work: Searching For Evidence by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"The four procedures studied were carotid endarterectomy, coronary artery bypass graft surgery, abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery, and cataract surgery (622) ..."

6. The Women's Health and Aging Study: Health and Social Characteristics of ...edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty edited by Jack M. Guralnik, Linda P. Fried, Eleanor M. Simonsick, Judith D. Kasper, Mary E. Lafferty (1995)
"Have you ever had a carotid endarterectomy, which is surgery on the blood vessels in your ... When did you have your most recent carotid endarterectomy? ..."

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