revascularization

noun
re·​vas·​cu·​lar·​i·​za·​tion | \ ˌrē-ˌva-skyə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce revascularization (audio) \

Definition of revascularization

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

Examples of revascularization in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These patients were eligible for revascularization and chose to make these comprehensive lifestyle changes instead. Dean Ornish, Scientific American, "Why Almost Everything Dean Ornish Says about Nutrition Is Wrong. UPDATED: With Dean Ornish's Response," 15 Nov. 2019 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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First Known Use of revascularization

1951, in the meaning defined above

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“Revascularization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revascularization. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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revascularization

noun
re·​vas·​cu·​lar·​iza·​tion | \ ˈrē-ˌvas-kyə-lə-rə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce revascularization (audio) \

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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