revascularize


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re·vas·cu·lar·ize

 (rē-văs′kyə-lə-rīz′)
v. re·vas·cu·lar·ized, re·vas·cu·lar·iz·ing, re·vas·cu·lar·iz·es
v.tr.
To reestablish the blood supply to (an organ or bodily part), especially by surgical procedure.
v.intr.
1. To revascularize an organ or bodily part.
2. To grow new blood vessels so as to establish blood supply: a graft that revascularizes slowly and takes a long time to heal.

re·vas′cu·la·ri·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.

re•vas•cu•lar•ize

(riˈvæs kyə ləˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to improve the blood circulation of (an organ or area of the body) by surgical means.
[1965–70]
re•vas`cu•lar•i•za′tion, n.
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A low oxygen tension stimulates vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) synthesis and VEGF receptor expression in an attempt to revascularize the ischemic retina (Cagliero et al., 1991).
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With the ability to revascularize virtually any portion of the brain, a significant number of otherwise untreatable aneurysms and tumors can be managed successfully.