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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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The cause of the extremely rare failure is recanalisation of the vas deferens that was initially cut.
Efficacy and safety outcomes of recanalisation procedures in patients with acute symptomatic pulmonary embolism: systematic review and network meta-analysis.
Recanalisation of chronic total coronary occlusions: 2012 consensus document from the EuroCTO club.
Alteplase, a recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (r-tPA), stimulates thrombolysis and thereby recanalisation and reperfusion.
Contract award notice: : apparatus for recanalisation of thoracic occlusions of arteries using laser excimers
* The objectives of antithrombotic treatment in DCVT include recanalisation of the sinus or vein, and prevention of propagation of the thrombus.
Elias, "Favourable medium term outcome following hepatic vein recanalisation and/or transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt for Budd Chiari syndrome," Gut, vol.
Shin et al., "Stent-assisted recanalisation of acute occlusive arteries in patients with acute limb ischaemia," European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, vol.
Fibroblastic proliferation was also seen within the mesentery, which showed focal necrosis and recanalisation of mesenteric vessels.
This combination was passed into the proximal 1-2 cm after tube has been confirmed blocked by laparoscopic or hysteroscopic dye test; and (c) an innermost guide wire which provided some rigidity to the inner tube to minimize kinking and was pushed carefully beyond the tip of the inner tube for proximal tubal recanalisation only after inner tube cannulation, and dye test persistently show blockage.
Dinh et al., "Recanalisation of coronary chronic total occlusions with new techniques including the retrograde approach via collaterals," Netherlands Heart Journal, vol.
Today, it is known that a higher NIHSS score on admission indicates larger infarction, that is, more proximal occlusion, when the chance of recanalisation after application of IVT is smaller, and therefore a chance of neurological improvement and a favourable outcome at three months is lower [24, 26].