iliac artery


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Related to iliac artery: internal iliac artery, common iliac artery, external iliac artery, Deep circumflex iliac artery

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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The blood appears to have tracked up along the obliterated umbilical artery, which is one of the branches of the internal iliac artery.
Contained rupture of the aneurysm of common iliac artery associated with pyogenic vertebral spondylitis.
In our patient, selective endovascular embolization with microcoils was successfully carried out in an anterior branch of the right internal iliac artery.
13) Living related donor transplants are often anastomosed in an end-to-side fashion, which ligates the donor main renal artery to the recipient external iliac artery or an end-to-end fashion to the recipient internal iliac artery (Figure 9).
After removing the lymphatic nodes from the obturator fossa and the hypogastric vessels, we remove all nodes along the external iliac vessels from the external common iliac artery down to the deep circumflex vein.
Of 45 patients with abnormalities deemed clinically important, 35 had not been previously identified; they included renal and adrenal masses, pulmonary nodules, and abdominal aortic and iliac artery aneurysms (Radiology 2005;236:519-26).
Abstract: A 74-year-old woman had a history over 25 years of endarterectomy of both renal arteries, iliac venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, left internal carotid artery endarterectomy, coronary angioplasty, aortocoronary bypass grafting, occlusion of the right axillary artery, lower-limb claudication due to common iliac artery aneurysm, external iliac artery stenosis, multiple femoral artery stenoses, bifurcational stent grafting, occlusion of the left brachial artery and the right external iliac artery, and stroke.
The report addresses the peripheral vascular applications of AAA endovascular repair, carotid artery, femoropopliteal artery, iliac artery, renal artery, and TIPS systems; and the non-vascular areas covered include biliary, colorectal, esophageal, upper airway, ureteral and urethral stenting systems.
Janet Burpee, FSS's CEO, further stated that "The extension of the FlexStent([R]) family of peripheral vascular stents to include sizes indicated for the treatment of the iliac artery is one more realization of the utility of this truly unique stent design platform.
Likewise, injury to the recipient vascular structures, such as the iliac artery or vein, may potentially occur during dissection, again potentially endangering graft function or recipient distal extremity.
While the right common iliac artery was not directly visualized, this patient was proven to have May-Thurner syndrome (MTS) based on the proximal location of her DVT, the stenosis in the left common iliac vein in an area directly overlying the lumbar spine, and the appearance of residual thrombus and stenosis following thrombolytic administration and thrombectomy.
A patient with severe aortic valve stenosis and bilateral iliac artery occlusive disease was successfully treated by percutaneous balloon dilatation of the left common and external iliac arteries performed together with transfemoral transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI).