Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Intravascular.
  • adjective Of or relating to a surgical procedure in which a catheter containing medications or miniature instruments is inserted through the skin into a blood vessel for the treatment of vascular disease.

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  • adjective Within a blood vessel

Etymologies

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endo- +‎ vascular

Examples

  • This less-invasive procedure, called endovascular stent grafting, leads to a much shorter hospitalization and a quicker recovery time.

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  • In such "endovascular" procedures within the arteries, the device is slid up through a small incision into an artery in the leg and then into place in the aorta.

    Study Is Likely to Bolster Stent-Graft Use

  • Traditionally, doctors have advocated preventative interventions, such as endovascular procedures, surgical resection, or radiation therapy and sometimes a combination of these procedures, on the assumption that unruptured AVMs pose similar risk to AVMs that have bled.

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  • Traditionally, doctors have advocated preventative interventions, such as endovascular procedures, surgical resection, or radiation therapy and sometimes a combination of these procedures, on the assumption that unruptured AVMs pose similar risk to AVMs that have bled.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Traditionally, doctors have advocated preventative interventions, such as endovascular procedures, surgical resection, or radiation therapy and sometimes a combination of these procedures, on the assumption that unruptured AVMs pose similar risk to AVMs that have bled.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Traditionally, doctors have advocated preventative interventions, such as endovascular procedures, surgical resection, or radiation therapy and sometimes a combination of these procedures, on the assumption that unruptured AVMs pose similar risk to AVMs that have bled.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • Others who have severe heart disease can now be treated using endovascular techniques, where stents are placed into the coronary arteries through a catheter instead of with open heart surgery.

    Susan Blumenthal, M.D.: How To Prevent Heart Disease And Stroke

  • "Increase of 1-year mortality after perioperative beta-blocker withdrawal in endovascular and vascular surgery patients."

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  • "Increase of 1-year mortality after perioperative beta-blocker withdrawal in endovascular and vascular surgery patients."

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  • Others who have severe heart disease can now be treated using endovascular techniques, where stents are placed into the coronary arteries through a catheter instead of with open heart surgery.

    Susan Blumenthal, M.D.: How To Prevent Heart Disease And Stroke

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