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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If the internal iliac artery is to be covered by one of the limbs of the endograft, internal iliac embolization is usually performed.
The blood appears to have tracked up along the obliterated umbilical artery, which is one of the branches of the internal iliac artery.
The capability to preserve blood flow to the internal iliac artery is a crucial benefit, too, as it will help avoid complications that can arise from internal iliac embolization.
An abdominal aortogram showed a 50% narrowing of the ostium of the right renal artery, complete occlusion of the proximal portion of the left common iliac artery with bridging collaterals, 75% narrowing of the proximal right common iliac artery by a complex plaque, and 70% narrowing at the ostium of the right internal iliac artery.
Transplants obtained from living donors often involve an end-to-side anastomosis of the donor renal artery to the recipient external iliac artery or an end-to-end anastomosis of the donor renal artery to the recipient internal iliac artery.
Branches of the internal iliac artery supply the descending portion of the ureter and move along the course of the ureter from the lateral aspect.
I am pleased to be leading this important clinical trial, the outcome of which may well add yet another endovascular option for aneurysm patients who otherwise might require a more invasive open surgical procedure or suffer the debilitating consequences of reduced pelvic blood flow secondary to intentional blockage of the internal iliac artery.
We may need a selective catheterization of the internal iliac artery to show subtle defects in the vessel which is affected by the fistula.