common iliac artery


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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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Barry, "Diagnosis and management of ureteroiliac artery fistula: value of provocative arteriography followed by common iliac artery embolization and extraanatomic arterial bypass grafting," Journal of Urology, vol.
Retroperitoneal exploration revealed a 13mm laceration on the posterior aspect of the left common iliac vein, a 10mm laceration on the postero-medial aspect of the right common iliac artery.
According to Greene (1963) and Farris & Griffith (1963), in rats the arteries are aorta terminal rami and the common iliac artery ramification is variable.
The landmark of bifurcation of common iliac artery to internal iliac artery and external iliac artery is a plane drawn through sacral promontory and bilateral anterior superior iliac spines.
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A renal arteriography revealed an irregular lesion in the middle zone of right common iliac artery.
In this case report, we describe persistent sciatic artery originating from left common iliac artery in a 72-year-old male patient who complained pain in the left leg, because of the importance of clinical and diagnostic challenges.
The obstruction in the left common iliac artery was removed and, after section of the internal iliac artery, which was itself occluded, it was anastomosed to the side of the graft immediatly above the other suture line.
Three patients presented clinically with AMI (2, 9, 10) and two others had history or evidence of peripheral artery thrombosis; one of the common iliac artery and the other of the carotid artery (4, 7).
The aorta, common iliac artery (CIA), external iliac artery (EIA), common femoral artery (CFA), superficial femoral artery (SFA), deep femoral artery (DFA), popliteal artery (PA), anterior tibial artery (ATA), tibio-peroneal trunk (TPT), peroneal artery (PEA) and posterior tibial artery (PTA) were examined in each leg.
According to Gore, the Gore Excluder Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis is the first complete, fully engineered system (Gore designed iliac branch and internal iliac components) intended for endovascular treatment of common iliac artery aneurysms or aortoiliac aneurysms.