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Thrombectomy: A thrombectomy is the removal of a blood clot, usually from the leg. The clot may be removed surgically or percutaneously with a catheter threaded from the femoral artery; the latter method involves the use of one of several kinds of clot-busting and retrieval devices.
These diseases and conditions may be treated with the surgical procedure Thrombectomy:
These non-surgical medical options may be possible alternative treatments to performing Thrombectomy:
These surgical anesthetic requirements for the procedure Thrombectomy may include:
Possible surgical complications of Thrombectomy may include:
The prognosis for a good medical outcome: The prognosis is good.
Thrombectomy: surgical removal of a blood clot (thrombus) from a blood vessel
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