Definition: Reconstitution or recanalization of a blood vessel; may involve balloon dilation, mechanical stripping of intima, forceful injection of fibrinolytics, or placement of a stent.
Synonym(s): interventional angiography
[angio- + G. plastos, formed, shaped]
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