circumflex artery


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circumflex artery

[′sər·kəm‚fleks ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Any artery that follows a curving or winding course.
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Following RCA circumflex artery showed the next incidence seen in 31 cases with a mean value of 6.
8 The femoral head necrosis may be related to time from injury to surgery, original or iatrogenic injury of medial femoral circumflex artery.
Given his symptoms, he was taken to the cardiac catheterization laboratory where coronary angiography revealed a large focal ectasia of the left circumflex artery (Figure 1 and 2) with the rest of vessel having mild diffuse disease.
Computed tomography angiography revealed active bleeding from the ascending and descending branches of lateral femoral circumflex artery.
Intraoperatively the ascending branch of the lateral circumflex artery was isolated and retracted to access and remove the bony fragment.
Bouchard had noted a 50 per cent blockage of an obtuse circumflex artery in the heart.
Right common femoral artery was supplied by right deep inferior epigastric artery and right deep iliac circumflex artery.
The left main coronary artery differs in the length before the left anterior descending artery (LDA) and left circumflex artery (LCX) branches arise from it.
The posterior humeral circumflex artery (arteria circumflexa humeri posterior, PHCA) stems from the AA at the distal border of the subscapularis (musculus subscapularis) from the proximal segment of the infrapectoral (last, third) part of the AA and runs dorsally into the quadrangular space (foramen humerotrici-pitale, spatium axillare laterale) together with the axillary nerve (nervus axillaris).
1,2,6) Furthermore, multivessel involvement is possible, which is usually a combination of left anterior descending artery and right coronary artery or left anterior descending artery and left circumflex artery.
The left coronary angiogram revealed severe narrowing of the distal left anterior descending artery (LAD) and multiple tandem lesions of 80-90% in a large circumflex artery (LCX).