phlebotomy

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phlebotomy

[flə′bäd·ə·mē]
(medicine)
The withdrawal of blood from a vein.
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The patient underwent right radical nephrectomy, cardiopulmonary bypass and caval thrombectomy with right hepatic venotomy.
A transverse venotomy enables the introduction of a venous Fogarty catheter for extraction of thrombus from the iliac vein.