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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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Additionally, organizing thrombi with recanalization and anaplastic tumor cells were observed in small pulmonary vessels (Figure 1a).
In 2013, there were three consecutive trials published in New England Journal of Medicine: Interventional Management of Stroke III, Mechanical Retrieval and Recanalization of Stroke Clots Using Embolectomy, and Local Versus Systemic Thrombolysis for Acute Ischemic Stroke (SYNTHESIS Expansion).
The economic cost of not prioritizing implementation of even basic cerebral recanalization (re-opening) techniques is staggering.
All this suggests that we have developed for recanalization of occluded arterial segments waveguide catheter ultrasound system cannot be used without risk to improve the biomechanical properties of the arterial wall and its subsequent remodeling.
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Development of cholesteatoma normally requires a certain amount of time in congenital aural stenosis; therefore, it is possible that an epithelial plug that already existed during the developmental stage at failure of recanalization might have caused the cholesteatoma.
Ischemic stunning of the brain: early recanalization without immediate clinical improvement in acute ischemic stroke.
The clinical trial, known as ESCAPE (Endovascular treatment for Small Core and Anterior circulation Proximal occlusion with Emphasis on minimizing CT to recanalization times) presented overwhelming evidence that ET improves patient outcomes from 29 percent to 53 percent.
They describe the categorization of patients, initial work-up and diagnosis, the use of transvaginal sonography for assessment, semen analysis, graphical evaluation of the fallopian tubes and uterus, fallopian tube recanalization, endoscopy and laparoscopy, anovulation, polycystic ovarian syndrome, ovulation induction, new drugs, thyroid and hyperprolactinemia in infertility, the role of endometriosis, the luteal phase defect in infertility, unexplained infertility, pelvic inflammatory disease, fibroids, cervical factors, the evaluation and treatment of male infertility, intrauterine insemination, and assisted reproductive technology.
1-3) Mobility within 24 hours post-cerebralvascular accident with successful recanalization improves functional outcomes and decreases complications from immobility.
6% recanalization rate, 25% favorable outcome at 90 days, and incidence of SICH comparable to the NINDS IV tPA cohort (Figure 2).
Recently, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) indefinitely put on hold its IMS III study, which examined whether a combined intravenous (IV) and intra-arterial (IA) approach to recanalization is superior to standard IV rt-PA (recombinant tissue plasminogen activator, a protein used to break down blood clots--in this case Activase) alone when initiated within three hours of acute ischemic stroke onset.