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surgical removal of an embolus (usually from an artery)

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2) Embolectomy may be the appropriate intervention.
The BRIC market for neurovascular embolectomy devices will see significant technological innovation.
Embolectomy is not recommended if the missile is irregular or adherent, or if the vessel is very small, because further vascular damage may occur during extraction.
When he arrived at medical meetings as an invited guest to speak about the balloon embolectomy catheter, "I'd show up and they wouldn't believe that I was the individual that was responsible for it," he said.
OAHU, HAWAII -- Mechanical embolectomy with the Merci retrieval system successfully restored vascular patency in 70% of patients with acute ischemic stroke that was caused by heretofore difficult-to-reach occlusions in the carotid terminus, Ronald F.
Not surprisingly, one finds widely divergent recommendations in the literature, ranging from surgical embolectomy, thrombolysis, and heparin therapy to symptomatic treatment alone.
Fogarty has over forty years of experience in the development of embolectomy and thrombectomy products.
The GPSCath([R]) Balloon Dilatation Catheter, the IQCath([R]) Balloon Dilatation Catheter, and the Keeper([R]) Embolectomy Catheter are based on the use of the VisioValve technology:
Pyrogen free , latex free and non toxic and medical graded, pacing wire suture, aortic arch cannula with metal legs, wire reinforced aortic arch cannula, catheter, fogarty arterial embolectomy catheters, spare fiber optic light cord, foreign body removing forceps (3 sizes), denture cutting forceps, forceps, biopsy, peterson%s pattern is 8343.
Methods: The retrospective study comprised data of pulmonary embolectomy done on patients with anatomically extensive pulmonary embolism with severe right ventricular dysfunction, symptomatic hypotension or those unresponsive to thrombolytic therapy.
This requires rapid and accurate risk stratification, often with echocardiography, elevation of troponin, D-dimer assay, brain natriuretic peptide levels, so that those patients with adverse prognosis will be identified and treated with thrombolysis or embolectomy.
Objective: We aimed to compare the postoperative complications in patient with acute lower extremity arterial occlusion who admitted in the late period in whom accompanying embolectomy and fasciotomy in the same session and fasciotomy following embolectomy were applied, because of development of compartment syndrome.
Specific therapy like thrombolysis or surgical embolectomy might improve the prognosis.
Other practitioners reject the notion that embolectomy is currently the standard-of-care treatment for stroke and may offer patients different options on an investigational basis.