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com·mon il·i·ac ar·ter·y

[TA]
one of two terminal branches of the abdominal aorta; anterior to the sacroiliac joint at the level of the sacral promontory, it bifurcates to form the internal iliac and the external iliac.
Synonym(s): arteria iliaca communis [TA]

common iliac artery

n.
Either of two arteries into which the abdominal aorta divides at the level of the fourth lumbar vertebra, each one then dividing at the level of the pelvic brim into internal and external iliac arteries.

common iliac artery

a division of the abdominal aorta, starting in front of the fourth lumbar vertebra, passing caudally about 5 cm, and dividing into external and internal iliac arteries. The right common iliac artery is somewhat longer than the left.

com·mon il·i·ac ar·te·ry

(kom'ŏn il'ē-ak ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
One of two terminal branches of the abdominal aorta; anterior to the sacroiliac joint at the level of the sacral promontory, it bifurcates to form the internal iliac and the external iliac.
Synonym(s): arteria iliaca communis.
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Named after the two physicians who first described it more than 50 years ago (Angiology 1957;8:419-27), the syndrome describes the small diameter of the left common iliac vein as typically resulting from compression by the right common iliac artery.
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Proximal control was gained above the infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm and repair of both was undertaken with bifurcated Dacron graft, anastomosed onto the left common iliac artery and the right external iliac artery, as the origin of the right common iliac artery was also aneurysmal.
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.
Aorto-uniiliac stentgrafts require a contralateral common iliac 'occluder' cuff and a femoro-femoral crossover bypass graft to preserve flow to the contralateral limb.
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