gastroepiploic artery


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gastroepiploic artery

[¦ga·strō¦ep·ə¦plȯik ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Either of two arteries arising from the gastroduodenal and splenic arteries respectively and forming an anastomosis along the greater curvature of the stomach.
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1990) Coronary revascularization in a child with Kawasaki disease: use of right gastroepiploic artery.
One MNM case was due to intraperitoneal bleeding due to active bleeding of left gastroepiploic artery after caesarean section.
A case of coronary artery bypass surgery using left internal thoracic artery and right gastroepiploic artery for a patient with essential thrombocythemia].
In addition the left gastric artery left gastroepiploic artery gastric posterior artery and left subphrenic artery were also disconnected.
The authors found that skeletonisation technique provides excellent early patency rates even when the gastroepiploic artery is used as a sequential graft.

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