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in·fe·ri·or phren·ic ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, the right or left member of the first paired branches of the abdominal aorta inferior to the diaphragm; distribution, diaphragm; anastomoses, superior phrenic, internal thoracic, and musculophrenic.
Synonym(s): arteria phrenica inferior [TA]
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in·fe·ri·or phren·ic ar·te·ry

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr fren'ik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, the first paired branch from the abdominal aorta inferior to the diaphragm; distribution, diaphragm; anastomoses, superior phrenic, internal thoracic, and musculophrenic.
Synonym(s): arteria phrenica inferior.
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inferior phrenic artery

A branch of the abdominal aorta just below the diaphragm; it supplies blood to the diaphragm. Its branches include the superior adrenal arteries.
Synonym: phrenic artery See: aorta (Branches of aorta) for illus.
See also: artery
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Both the inferior phrenic arteries arising from the coeliac trunk was in 4% (2/50) (Figure-2).
Cicekcibasi et al [16] observed a case of the coeliacomesenteric trunk with both the right and the left inferior phrenic arteries arising from it.
5F Picard or 4F vertebral catheters were used for approaching branches of subclavian arteries and RC1 or RC2 catheters were used for cannulating inferior phrenic arteries.
The origin of the inferior phrenic arteries was in 16 (16%) out of 100 cadavers.
The posterolateral branches supply the body wall, which includes the inferior aspect of the diaphragm, posterior abdominal wall and the related structures and fascia and these include the inferior phrenic arteries and the lumbar arteries.
There were no separate inferior phrenic arteries, which arose from the abdominal aorta .The inferior phrenic artery on the left side was absent.
Regarding inferior phrenic arteries, which irrigate the diaphragm, it is known that they vary in relation to their origin.
Hepatocellular carcinoma supplied by inferior phrenic arteries. Acta Radiol.
Ganglions and the nervous tissue of the celiac plexus, involving the initial segment of the celiac trunk, were withdrawn with the aid of a pincer and scissor to allow observing disposition of these inferior phrenic arteries at the celiac trunk.
To study the possible associations between sexes and the presence of inferior phrenic arteries at the celiac trunk, in a type 2 x 2 table, the Chi-square test for two independent samples was used.
Inferior phrenic arteries usually arise from the aorta, occasionally from a common aortic origin with CT, from CT itself or from renal artery.
The coeliac trunk typically gives rise to three major branches, the left gastric artery, the hepatic and the splenic arteries; it may likewise give rise to one or both the inferior phrenic arteries or to a branch, the dorsal pancreatic artery to the pancreas (2).

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