internal iliac artery

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internal iliac artery

[in′tərn·əl ¦il·ē‚ak ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
The medial terminal division of the common iliac artery.
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Embolisation of the internal iliac arteries may be complicated by ischaemia of the pelvic organs, as well as the spine, buttock and thigh.
Preservation of blood flow in the internal iliac arteries is found to avoid pelvic flow disruption and reduce the rate of buttock claudication, sexual dysfunction, and colonic ischemia.
Active extravasation of contrast was noted from the bilateral internal iliac arteries. The patient was taken emergently to Interventional Radiology (IR).
Ligation of both internal iliac arteries for hemorrhage in hysterectomy for carcinoma uteri.
The permeable aortic distal lumen gives rise to two well opacified voluminous lumbar collateral arteries, establishing anastomoses with internal iliac arteries.
Fertility following ligation of internal iliac arteries for life-threatening obstetric haemorrhage.
It is used in conjunction with the Gore Excluder AAA Endoprosthesis to isolate the common iliac artery from systemic blood flow and preserve blood flow in the external iliac and internal iliac arteries.
Bilateral ligation of the internal iliac arteries is a safe, rapid and very effective method of controlling bleeding from genital tract.
Anatomically the persistent sciatic artery is the continuation of internal iliac arteries and usually leads to several symptoms such as intermittent claudication, pulsatile mass in the buttocks, and pain radiating to the lower limb.
In the cases of ligation of the internal iliac arteries and their branches in women undergoing pelvic surgery, on postoperative angiography, it is seen that collateral channels start functioning soon after surgery (Chait et al., 1968).
The bleeding was controlled by ligating internal iliac arteries (bilateral), even after which there was still continuous oozing of blood from the surrounding area.
This new device, used in conjunction with Gore Excluder AAA Endoprosthesis components to isolate the common iliac artery from systemic blood flow and preserve blood flow in the external iliac and internal iliac arteries, is built on Gore's technology platform and designed using the same expanded polytetrafluoroethylene (ePTFE) graft.