The recurrence of stenosis, especially that of an artery.(noun)
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Use "restenosis" in a sentence
"And studies have shown that when you put a stent in and the scar tissue grows back in the stent and then you have to have another procedure, if you put a source of radiation, like radiation therapy, right adjacent to that blood vessel, this is at the end of a tube, that you can significantly reduce that rate of what we call restenosis, from perhaps 40 to 50 percent inside that stent down to 10 to 15 percent."
""These results led to a low long-term restenosis rate, similar to that achieved with the current generation of nonbioabsorbable drug-eluting stents," they said in an accompanying editorial."
""However, the early functioning of graft and patient are excellent and we feel that substantial complications or long-term restenosis is unlikely," they said."