innominate artery


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innominate artery

[i¦näm·ə·nət ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
The first artery branching from the aortic arch; distributes blood to the head, neck, shoulder, and arm on the right side of the body.
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The communication is usually formed at the level where the innominate artery obliquely crosses the anterior trachea in the ninth ring.
In our case, arteriography allowed for confirmation of the tracheoinnominate fistula, but selective catheterization of the innominate artery was required.
Endovascular treatment of a ruptured innominate artery aneurysm in Behcet disease.
The dissection flap extended to the arch of aorta, innominate artery and right common carotid arteries (Fig.
The most serious is an innominate artery fistula, which is associated with an 80 to 90% mortality rate.
The right subclavian artery is a branch of the innominate artery.[8] On the left, the subclavian artery branches directly from the aorta.[8] Each subclavian artery branches into a vertebral artery.
Angiography indicated that the primary entry tear was located at the inner curve of the ascending aorta opposite to the orifice of the innominate artery [Figure 1]a.
Distally aorta was transected 2-3 cm proximal to the innominate artery. Proximally the sewing ring of the aortic valve was sutured to the aortic annulus with interrupted non-absorbable suture by passing the sutures through the lower flange of the sewing ring.
Fistula formation between trachea and the innominate artery is a life-threatening complication of tracheostomy.
The mass was dissected freely down to the innominate artery and into the posterior mediastinum where the medial attachments were divided.