angioplasty(redirected from Balloon dilation)
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n. pl. an·gi·o·plas·ties
Surgical repair of a blood vessel, especially the widening of a narrowed blood vessel by means of balloon angioplasty.
(Surgery) a surgical technique for restoring normal blood flow through an artery narrowed or blocked by atherosclerosis, either by inserting a balloon into the narrowed section and inflating it or by using a laser beam
an•gi•o•plas•ty(ˈæn dʒi əˌplæs ti)
n., pl. -ties.
the surgical repair of a blood vessel, as by inserting a balloon-tipped catheter to unclog it or by replacing part of the vessel.
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|Noun||1.||angioplasty - an operation to repair a damaged blood vessel or unblock a coronary artery|
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
n (Med) → Angioplastie f
n. angioplastia, intervención quirúrgica para la reconstrucción de vasos sanguíneos enfermos o traumatizados;
percutaneous coronary ___ → ___ coronaria percutánea;
peripheral percutaneous ___ → ___ periférica percutánea.