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  • adj. Within a blood vessel


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endo- +‎ vascular


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

  • 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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  • 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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  • Ev3's devices are used in endovascular surgeries, or operations in which surgeons make small incisions and maneuver devices in the body using major blood vessels.

    Covidien to Buy Ev3 for $2.6 Billion, Sell Sleep Business

  • For larger veins, doctors may recommend endovascular procedures, which range in price from $2,500 to $3,000.

    Circulation Solutions

  • Boston Scientific Corp. and Medtronic Inc. settled two patent lawsuits in Texas and agreed not to pursue three others, ending all litigation between the companies related to interventional cardiology and endovascular repair.

    Boston Scientific, Medtronic Settle Patent Lawsuits

  • Newer research is focused on endovascular cooling, using small catheters that can apply cooling directly to the blood vessels leading to the brain.


  • Cora receives endovascular treatment, while Roxie's surgery includes a technique of bypassing the brain's blood vessels with a graft from her radial artery.

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