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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3) An anastomotic vessel, connecting the primitive pulmonary circulations, becomes the anomalous left pulmonary artery, arising from the right pulmonary artery.
The association of pulmonary atresia (PA) with anomalous origin of the left pulmonary artery and an absent right pulmonary artery is, however, a very rare occurrence.
Occur in the distal part of the aorto-pulmonary septum extending into right pulmonary artery.
Multiplanar reformatted images confirmed the suspected diagnosis of pulmonary arteriovenous malformation (AVM) by establishing vascular communication with the lesion, with the origin and termination of the pulmonary AVM at the branches of the right pulmonary artery and vein, respectively (Figure 3).
This database contained an anomalous origin of the right pulmonary artery from the aorta combined with ectopic blood vessels, ECD, HLH, and pulmonary stenosis.
Anomalous origin of the right pulmonary artery from ascending aorta is more frequent as a distinct anomaly, than the left pulmonary artery, but the latter is more often associated with Fallot's tetralogy.
Then a 320-slice CT scan was performed, which revealed a large communication as the shape of ">" between the right pulmonary artery to the left atrium [Figure 2].