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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Branches from the first segment of circumflex artery
CONCLUSIONS ST-segment changes in the 18-lead electrocardiogram can be used to differentiate between occlusions of the circumflex artery and occlusions of the right coronary artery.
At this point, the posterior flap contains the deep branch of the medial femoral circumflex artery (MFCA), the anastomoses with the inferior gluteal artery, and the retinacular vessels.
Some 75% to 80% of inferior myocardial infarcts are due to occlusion of the right coronary artery, with most of the others due to occlusion of the left circumflex artery (2).
5-mm aneurysm in the left anterior descending artery, a dilated proximal circumflex artery, a normal right coronary artery, and no stenosis.
Patients with pacemakers had decreases in stenosis of 10%-15% in the left anterior descending artery, the circumflex artery, and the right coronary artery.
During the multi-vessel case today, Professor Grube first advanced the Xtent DES System in the circumflex artery while commenting on the excellent deliverability of the system.
This ring is formed predominantly by contributions from the medial femoral circumflex artery posteriorly, with smaller contributions from the lateral femoral circumflex artery anteriorly.
At that time the SECRITT investigators, using a combination of imaging techniques, also located a vulnerable plaque in the patient's left circumflex artery.
The circumflex artery had a large dissection (Figure 2b) that extended to the distal circumflex with involvement of the first obtuse marginal artery.
The artery to the sinus atrial node arose from the proximal left circumflex artery.