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per·cu·ta·ne·ous

 (pûr′kyo͞o-tā′nē-əs)
adj. Medicine
Passed, done, or effected through the skin.

per′cu·ta′ne·ous·ly adv.

percutaneous

(ˌpɜːkjʊˈteɪnɪəs)
adj
(Medicine) med effected through the skin, as in the absorption of an ointment

per•cu•ta•ne•ous

(ˌpɜr kyuˈteɪ ni əs)

adj.
administered, removed, or absorbed by way of the skin, as an injection or needle biopsy.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.percutaneous - through the unbroken skinpercutaneous - through the unbroken skin; refers to medications applied directly to the skin (creams or ointments) or in time-release forms (skin patches); "transdermal estrogen"; "percutaneous absorption"
materia medica, pharmacological medicine, pharmacology - the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
Translations

per·cu·ta·ne·ous

a. percutáneo-a, aplicado-a a través de la piel.

percutaneous

adj percutáneo
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Hence, neither percutaneous or surgical repair nor surgical replacement of the mitral valve had shown to lower the rate of hospitalization or death associated with secondary mitral regurgitation.4
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Percutaneous access to the kidney was first described in 1865 by Thomas Hillier who repeatedly drained a 4-year-old boy's kidney, which he thought at that time to be congenitally obstructed.
Background and Aims: Modern treatment of liver abscesses comprises combination of antibiotics and image-guided percutaneous needle aspiration (PNA) or percutaneous catheter drainage (PCD).
However, given the increasing number of smaller RCCs, minimally invasive and nephron-sparing approaches such as laparoscopic ablation and percutaneous ablation have been successfully employed as alternatives to surgery (8-14).
To the Editor: Due to the risks of radiation exposure associated with conventional fluoroscopy,[1] ultrasonography is gradually replacing it in our hospital for percutaneous closure of congenital heart defects.
Objective: To determine the short term and three months' echocardiographic outcomes of percutaneous mitral balloon valvotomy (PMBV) in mitral stenosis patients with low Wilkin's score in a medical teaching institution.
The April 2018 Proposed Rule for the Inpatient Prospective Payment System, or IPPS, update includes ICD-10 coding and assignment of percutaneous Impella implantation to MS-DRG 215 for Other Heart Assist System Implant.
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