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Introduction: Embolectomy

Description of Embolectomy

Embolectomy: surgical removal of an embolus (usually from an artery).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Embolectomy: Surgical removal of an obstructing clot or foreign material which has been transported from a distant vessel by the bloodstream. Removal of a clot at its original site is called THROMBECTOMY.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Embolectomy

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Embolectomy

The following list attempts to classify Embolectomy into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • ablation,cutting out,excision,extirpation
  • operation,surgery,surgical operation,surgical procedure,surgical process
  • medical procedure
  • procedure,process
  • activity
  • act,human action,human activity

Source: WordNet 2.1

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