Angioplasty D017130

Related MeSH Hierarchy (4)

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Therapeutics [E02] » Catheterization » Angioplasty

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Surgical Procedures, Operative [E04] » Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures » Vascular Surgical Procedures » Endovascular Procedures » Angioplasty

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Surgical Procedures, Operative [E04] » Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures » Endovascular Procedures » Angioplasty

Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques, and Equipment [E] » Investigative Techniques [E05] » Catheterization » Angioplasty

Description

Reconstruction or repair of a blood vessel, which includes the widening of a pathological narrowing of an artery or vein by the removal of atheromatous plaque material and/or the endothelial lining as well, or by dilatation (BALLOON ANGIOPLASTY) to compress an ATHEROMA. Except for ENDARTERECTOMY, usually these procedures are performed via catheterization as minimally invasive ENDOVASCULAR PROCEDURES.   MeSH

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