revascularization

noun
re·​vas·​cu·​lar·​i·​za·​tion | \ˌrē-ˌva-skyə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən \

Definition of revascularization 

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

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This could range from various medications to revascularization similar to procedures used on arteries that feed the heart muscle, including bypass surgery, or inserting a stent (a brace to expand the diameter of the artery). Bryant Stamford, The Courier-Journal, "You've never thought about this before but here's the importance of ankle blood pressure," 21 Dec. 2017

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1951, in the meaning defined above

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revascularization

noun
re·​vas·​cu·​lar·​iza·​tion | \ˈrē-ˌvas-kyə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən \

Medical Definition of revascularization 

: a surgical procedure for the provision of a new, augmented, or restored blood supply to a body part or organ myocardial revascularization

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