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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Electrocardiographic and echocardiographic features that distinguish anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from pulmonary artery from idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy.
Use of an Amplatzer vascular plug in embolisation of a pulmonary artery aneurysm in a case of Hughes-stovin syndrome: a case report.
Interestingly, pulmonary artery Cu concentration showed marginal differences between species (p = 0.0823).
Similar to lung transplantation, the PAC and intraoperative echocardiography are complementary technologies, with simultaneous assessment of right ventricular function and pulmonary artery pressures.
Attenuation, noise and signal-to-noise ratio at different pulmonary arterial levels Signal Vessel Mean[+ or -]SD Median IQR Main pulmonary artery 372[+ or -]129 350 158.5 Right pulmonary artery 368[+ or -]124 342 135.5 Left pulmonary artery 367[+ or -]128 338 143.5 Lobar artery, averaged 390.0[+ or -]137.9 363 147 Right upper lobe 398.9[+ or -]145.8 372 151 Right interlobar 370.8[+ or -]129.8 344 136.5 Left upper lobe 394.4[+ or -]145.7 371 154.5 Left lower lobe 395.8[+ or -]141.5 366 148.5 Segmental artery, averaged 420.1[+ or -]136.7 399 136.4 RUL, anterior seg.
Rupture of left sinus of valsalva aneurysm into the pulmonary artery. J Am Coll Cardiol.
Embolisation of hydatid cysts in the pulmonary artery presenting with haemoptysis.
In conclusion, coronary artery thrombosis and pulmonary artery thrombosis in BD are rare but may be severe.
The pulmonary valve is oversown and a conduit placed between the right ventricle and pulmonary artery. Complications include PA-RVOT conduit degeneration and stenosis.
Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG)-positron emission tomography (PET) showed a positive uptake of FDG to the pulmonary artery tumor (standardized uptake value, SUVmax 5.32), the chest wall tumor (SUVmax 9.56), and lung nodules (highest SUVmax 3.50) (Figures 1(e) and 1(f)), strongly suggesting a primary malignant tumor of the pulmonary artery, but not the thromboembolism.
The congenital coronary artery defects described in the literature mostly include the left coronary artery originating from the pulmonary artery. There are very few case reports describing the ARCAPA [4].

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