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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The diagnosis was infundibular pulmonic stenosis with poststenotic dilatation of the proximal pulmonary trunk.
Magnetic resonance imaging of Bland-White-Garland syndrome-a case of anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary trunk in a 22-year-old woman.
In the first one, the right coronary artery was originating from the pulmonary trunk from its anterior aspect, turned to the right, reached the atrioventricular sulcus and coursed normally.
Two-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in short-axis view of the heart base showing a greatly dilated pulmonary trunk with the dissection membrane (+).
In normal fetal development the spiral septum separates the common trunk into the pulmonary trunk and proximal ascending aorta, allowing proper delivery of deoxygenated and oxygenated blood, respectively.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension is indicated by the dilated pulmonary trunk and branches in Figs 1 and 3.
CryoPatch SG is distributed in three anatomic configurations: pulmonary hemi-artery, pulmonary trunk, and pulmonary branch.
CryoLife SG is distributed in three anatomic configurations: pulmonary hemi-artery, pulmonary trunk, and pulmonary branch.
When development of the SHF is compromised, alignment defects such as double outlet right ventricle (DORV; the aorta and pulmonary trunk both exit from the right ventricle) or overriding aorta (when the aorta straddles the interventricular septum) occur.
After origin, it extended to the right behind the pulmonary trunk and thereafter between the pulmonary trunk and the right atrium and then in the right anterior atrioventricular sulcus to reach the acute margin of the heart, where it turned around to lie in the posterior atrioventricular sulcus (Fig.
Due to calcifications of the aortic root, visualisation of the pulmonary trunk by TOE was problematic in seven patients.
No main pulmonary trunk by echocardiogram, and they couldn't find good branch pulmonary arteries.

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