cystic artery


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Related to cystic artery: Calot's triangle, Right hepatic artery

cys·tic ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, right branch of hepatic; distribution, gall bladder and adjacent visceral surface of the liver.
Synonym(s): arteria cystica [TA]

cys·tic ar·te·ry

(sis'tik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, right branch of hepatic; distribution, gall bladder and visceral surface of the liver.
Synonym(s): arteria cystica [TA] .

cystic artery

A branch of either the hepatic or the right hepatic artery. It follows the cystic duct to the gallbladder.
See also: artery
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In 56% of cases (3), rupture of the cystic artery pseudoaneurysm occurs at the vesicular lumen, which clinically presents as upper gastrointestinal bleeding due to haemobilia.
Pseudoaneurysm of the cystic artery with hemobilia treated by arterial embolization and elective cholecystectomy.
5cm cystic artery pseudoaneurysm (A) and a large collection (C) extending from the gall bladder fossa, surrounding the liver and extending down to the right paracolic gutter and into the pelvic brim.