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(ˌriːkænəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


1. (Building) building trades the provision of an area, etc with a canal or canals again
2. (Building) building trades the conversion a river, etc into a canal again
3. (Medicine) med the formation of new channels or canals, such as blood vessels, that allow flow to be restored through a blocked tube or area in the body


(riˌkæn l əˈzeɪ ʃən, ˌri kəˌnæl-)

the surgical reopening of an occluded passageway in a blood vessel.
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0 mm, length 15 mm, catheter balloon coronary for recanalization of chronic occlusions diameter 1.
Background: Early neurological deterioration (END) is a prominent issue after recanalization treatment.
Although complete recanalization is uncommon, complete or extensive recovery can be achieved with anticoagulant therapy.
Partial success was defined as successful recanalization of the tibial vessel but with limited flow into the pedal arch or where target angiosome revascularization was not achieved.
Embolic stroke due to internal carotid dissection: noninvasive monitoring of recanalization by color Doppler flow imaging and transcranial Doppler.
On this basis, no-reflow phenomenon easily occurs when the ischemic region cannot immediately be perfused with sufficient blood after recanalization for blood flow recovery.
However, due to advancement of guidewires, devices, and techniques in recent years, successful recanalization may now be achieved in as many as 80% of the CTO lesions.
On follow up after six weeks patient was completely asymptomatic, indirect laryngoscopy revealed mobile vocal cords bilaterally and Doppler ultrasound of the neck showed only partial recanalization.
After 20 sessions of hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy, the patient's retinal edema had regressed, fundus fluorescein angiography showed recanalization of the cilioretinal artery, the inferior hemivisual field defect on computerized visual field testing had substantially decreased, and his visual acuity improved to 20/20 (see pages 244-247).
Some degree of thrombus recanalization eventually follows allowing partial drainage of retinal blood flow.
In three studies in which recanalization was evaluated in children, recanalization was not found in 11-16% of the patients (1, 10, 17).