embolectomy

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embolectomy

[‚em·bə′lek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of an embolus.
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Fifty-seven patients who underwent 63 urgent femoral embolectomies between January 2001 and January 2006 with the preliminary diagnosis of acute peripheral arterial occlusion were included in this retrospective, single-center study.