external iliac artery

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ex·ter·nal il·i·ac ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, as terminal branch (with internal iliac artery of common iliac; branches, inferior epigastric, deep circumflex iliac; becomes the femoral at the inguinal ligament.
Synonym(s): arteria iliaca externa [TA]

external iliac artery

the larger, more superficial division of the common iliac artery, which descends into the thigh and becomes the femoral artery. The external iliac supplies the lower limb. Compare internal iliac artery.

external iliac artery

One of the two end branches of the common iliac artery; it runs, retroperitoneally, along the linea terminalis of the pelvis. Its branches include the inferior epigastric artery and the deep circumflex iliac artery.
See: aorta (Branches of aorta) for illus.
See also: artery
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Transplant surgeons should be informed of all patients on the waiting list with current or previous catheters beyond the common iliac vein confluence (or within both external iliac veins) for more than 30 cumulative days, as difficult transplantation should be anticipated.
The GORE EXCLUDER Iliac Branch Device has demonstrated high patency, conformability, and durability and provides physicians with an on-label, minimally invasive method of preserving flow to the internal and external iliac arteries.
The left IVC may drain both the internal and external iliac veins in the left side.
Abdominal computed tomography with oral and intravenous contrast in transversal section: aneurysm in the external iliac artery; at the level of the aortic bifurcation, overlapping the left iliac artery, a mass with heterogeneous density, fluid before and after contrast, with inside calcification, well delimited; iliac vessel with right wall calcifications.
Keywords: Pseudoaneurysm, External iliac artery, Femoral artery puncture, Covered stent.
Initial arteriography was performed via the left brachial artery using a 6F 90 cm sheath (OptiMed, Germany), revealing a critical stenosis of the origin of the right common iliac artery and occlusion of the left common and external iliac arteries, with reconstitution of the left common femoral artery (Figs 1 and 2).
14,15) The inferior epigastric vessels originate at the external iliac, immediately above the inguinal ligament.
The mode of identification (gross versus microscopic) and the number of hilar and suprahilar LNs as well as other regional (designated as nonhilar) LNs (including periaortic and para-aortic, paracaval, aortocaval, common iliac, and external iliac nodes) and their tumor involvement were recorded As per the grossing protocol, hilar tissue was submitted for microscopic examination If hilar LNs were grossly visible, they were submitted separately by either the surgeon or the pathologist For the purposes of this study, hilar and suprahilar LNs were grouped together and are subsequently referred to as "hilar" unless otherwise specified.
This year, I have had two further visits to the Freeman, in June for a right leg external iliac angioplasty, and October for a similar operation on my left leg.
Subset data reconstruction was performed in the curved coronal plane with particular reference to the course of the common and external iliac veins through the pelvis.
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).
The intraoperative iatrogenic injuries affected the inferior vena cava in three patients, left renal vein in one, external iliac artery in four, common carotid artery in three, and internal carotid artery in one.