"Embolectomy" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Surgical removal of an obstructing clot or foreign material which has been transported from a distant vessel by the bloodstream. Removal of a clot at its original site is called THROMBECTOMY.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Embolectomy".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Embolectomy".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Embolectomy" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Embolectomy" was a major or minor topic of these publication.