iliac artery

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iliac artery

[′il·ē,ak ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Either of the two large arteries arising by bifurcation of the abdominal aorta and supplying blood to the lower trunk and legs (or hind limbs in quadrupeds). Also known as common iliac artery.
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Then, after successful recanalization of the left iliac arteries, a pigtail catheter was inserted over the wire into the distal abdominal aorta and a pelvic arteriogram was performed.
He continued to have persistent hemorrhaging; therefore the abdomen was packed and he was taken to IR who embolized the bilateral internal iliac arteries.
Postoperative embolisation of the internal iliac arteries was a life-saving intervention in this patient with uncontrolled blood loss from a highly vascular tumour bed.
In our case, the patient had occlusion of the left common and external iliac arteries.
CT of abdomen and pelvis showed diffuse aortic calcification and dense calcification of internal and external iliac arteries (Figure).
Broad-based health care company Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced on Thursday the initiation of ESPRIT I, a first-of-its-kind clinical trial in Europe evaluating the safety and performance of the Esprit drug eluting bioresorbable vascular scaffold (BVS) for the treatment of blockages in the superficial femoral arteries (SFA) and iliac arteries that have resulted in claudication (leg pain upon walking).
The investigators wrote that military physicians recommend compression of the common iliac arteries with a knee or a fist as a temporary measure.
Balloon -assisted occlusion of the internal iliac arteries in patients with placenta accreta/percreta.
The aorta was exposed retroperitoneally and retraction of the peritoneum exposed an enormous aneurysm, which extended from the origins of the renal arteries to the common iliac arteries.
In the cases of ligation of the internal iliac arteries and their branches in women undergoing pelvic surgery, on postoperative angiography, it is seen that collateral channels start functioning soon after surgery (Chait et al.