pulmonary artery


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pulmonary artery

[′pu̇l·mə‚ner·ē ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
A large artery that conducts venous blood from the heart to the lungs of tetrapods.
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In more than 50% of the cases, the fistulae arise from the right coronary artery, and in 14-17% they terminate in the pulmonary artery.
Pulmonary artery stenosis is the most common associated pathology with the incidence rate reaching up to 80%.
Clinical success, as recorded in follow-up, was defined as one or more following: (1) resolution of stenosis and avoidance of surgical intervention; (2) optimization of future surgical intervention, as judged by one of the two criteria: (a) pulmonary artery anatomy or pressure that became suitable for surgical repair in patients, who previously had pulmonary artery anatomies or pressures for which surgical repair was contraindicated; and (b) obviating the need for surgical intervention in the areas treated with balloon angioplasty during the succeeding surgical repair; and (3) alleviation of symptoms due to right heart dysfunction, improvement in oxygen saturation, or both.
30-year outcome of anatomic correction of anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery.
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery was first reported by Bland, White and Garland in 1933 and this malformation was named Bland- White-Garland syndrome.
The media of pulmonary artery are much thinner compared with that of aorta due to lower resistance to flow in the lung.
Although the pathophysiological cause of dissection in pulmonary artery is not clear.
3) The modified Blalock-Taussig shunt is a systemic-to-pulmonary artery shunt that uses a PTFE interposition graft between the innominate artery and the right branch pulmonary artery (with left aortic arch) to palliate until definitive correction can be achieved.
In 2012, he was put on course of warfarin in view of thrombosis of inferior vena cava (IVC) and pulmonary artery.
examined 63 patients with pulmonary artery dissection who were reported over the past two centuries.

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