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  • n. The restoration of a blood supply to an organ or limb


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  • For example, a 2005 study found African-American cardiac patients were less likely than whites to receive a lifesaving procedure called revascularization, where doctors restore the flow of oxygen to the heart.

  • The drug did not result in a statistically significant reduction in the first occurrence of any component of the composite of cardiovascular death, myocardial infarction, stroke, recurrent ischemia and urgent coronary revascularization, when added to the standard of care.

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  • I am a doctor, and even things as 'routine' as a lap chole or a hernia repair or a revascularization procedure have so many variables that each patient is unique in the benefit that they may received from the procedure and what the procedure will entail for them and the complications they may face.

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  • The study ' s primary goal was to compare rates of major vascular events between groups — heart attack, cardiac death, stroke, or revascularization procedures to unclog arteries.

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  • In the 1990s, more effective drugs were introduced to inhibit clot formation, angioplasty was used for treatment and revascularization along with stents to keep blood vessels open, cardiac rehabilitation programs were implemented sooner, and implantable cardiac defibrillators were used in certain patients with irregular heartbeats.

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  • “Cardiac rehabilitation programs remain underused in this country, with only 10 to 20 percent of the 2 million eligible patients a year who experienced heart attack or underwent cardiac revascularization procedures participating,” said Arthur Leon, M.D., chairman of the writing group and Henry L. Taylor professor in exercise science and health enhancement at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

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  • A revascularization procedure or medical therapy and observation?

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  • These results are similar to the improvement among 34 percent of the patients in the British study of transmyocardial laser revascularization mentioned by Lange and Hillis.


  • It may be completely correct that transmyocardial laser revascularization benefits patients with chronic angina.

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  • In the era before direct coronary revascularization, internal-thoracic-artery ligation was touted as a method to increase myocardial blood flow and relieve anginal symptoms.

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