Definitions for thrombectomy
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surgical removal of a blood clot (thrombus) from a blood vessel
The surgical removal of a blood clot or thrombus from a blood vessel.
Origin: From thrombus + -ectomy.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Surgical removal of an obstructing clot or foreign material from a blood vessel at the point of its formation. Removal of a clot arising from a distant site is called EMBOLECTOMY.
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