iliac artery

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iliac artery

[′il·ē,ak ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Either of the two large arteries arising by bifurcation of the abdominal aorta and supplying blood to the lower trunk and legs (or hind limbs in quadrupeds). Also known as common iliac artery.
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Postoperative embolisation of the internal iliac arteries was a life-saving intervention in this patient with uncontrolled blood loss from a highly vascular tumour bed.
Magnetic resonance angiography showed no evidence of atheromata in the abdominal aorta or iliac arteries.
Small iliac arteries are common in Asian populations (Figure 2).
Further modifications of stent graft designs are needed to accommodate smaller femoral and iliac arteries in the female population," Dr.
Selective angiography of the iliac arteries is still the best diagnostic method; it shows the pelvic AVM, as well as the multiplicity and extension of feeders, even if they are only small.
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9) demonstrated systemic clopidogrel administration attenuated reduced neointima formation by 37% in balloon-denuded iliac arteries of hypercholesterolemic rabbits.
The FlexStent([R]) Iliac Self Expanding Stent System is indicated for the treatment of symptomatic atherosclerotic disease of the common and/or external iliac arteries.
By adding new diameter options to the GORE EXCLUDER Device, patients with large iliac arteries can now be treated with fewer components.