Arteriotomy

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Arteriotomy
Intervention
ICD-9-CM 38.98

Arteriotomy is a medical term for an opening or cut of an artery wall. Also called arterotomy. Used mainly in vascular surgery.

Either a transverse or a longitudinal incision can be made.

Arteriotomy is a surgical approach used in the correction of pulmonary stenosis.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arteriotomy". Saunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary. Retrieved 8 April 2013.