Medical Dictionary

atherectomy

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noun ath·er·ec·to·my \ˌath-ə-ˈrek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of atherectomy

plural

atherectomies

  1. :  removal of atheromatous plaque from within a blood vessel by utilizing a catheter usually fitted with a cutting blade or grinding burr


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