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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

An incidence of narrowing again of a passage or vessel, especially after treatment.

Usage examples (34)
  • "However, the early functioning of graft and patient are excellent and we feel that substantial complications or long-term restenosis is unlikely," they said.
  • This is a breakthrough because, until now, the artery would often reclog as plaque adhered to the stent a process doctors refer to as restenosis.
  • This prevents restenosis, which is the biggest problem with angioplasty—the dilations they make can reclose, either immediately or within six months.
  • And then he had what was called restenosis of that stent, where scar tissue grew back into the artery itself, in the channel of the artery, and that was dilated with a... for more
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