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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Transverse sections of CT pulmonary angiography (a, b) showing dilated central pulmonary arteries with an intimal flap (black arrow) in the main pulmonary trunk and right pulmonary artery.
4%, (6,7) and these events occur more commonly in segmental pulmonary arteries to the right lower lobe and right middle lobe, carrying up to 50% mortality secondary to aspiration and asphyxia due to uncontrolled massive hemoptysis.
Excess collagen in hypertensive pulmonary arteries decreases vascular distensibility.
Once haemodynamic stability had been achieved with ECMO, a repeat CTPA was performed, showing bilateral large pulmonary emboli involving the left and right pulmonary arteries and a pulmonary infarct of the left lower lobe (Figure 3).
The chest x ray revealed ah enlarged heart and prominent pulmonary arteries.
Tightening and thickening of the muscles within the walls of the pulmonary arteries are the most common manifestations.
As the California study had, the new report identified a tentative link between ozone exposure and defects in the pulmonary arteries, which connect the heart and lungs.
3]) for 5 hr/day for 3 days decreased the lumen:wall area ratio of small pulmonary arteries in rats, indicating increased pulmonary vascular resistance (Batalha et al.

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