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in·ter·nal il·i·ac ar·ter·y

origin, common iliac; branches, iliolumbar, lateral sacral, obturator, superior gluteal, inferior gluteal, umbilical, superior vesical, inferior vesical, middle rectal, and internal pudendal.
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in·ter·nal il·i·ac ar·te·ry

(in-tĕr'nal il'ē-ak ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, common iliac; branches, from anterior division obturator, inferior gluteal, umbilical, superior vesical, inferior vesical, middle rectal, and internal pudendal; from posterior division: iliolumbar, lateral sacral, superior gluteal.
Synonym(s): arteria hypogastrica, arteria iliaca interna, hypogastric artery.
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internal iliac artery

One of the two branches of the common iliac artery; it arises at the level of the lumbosacral disc.
Synonym: hypogastric artery See: aorta (Branches of aorta)for illus.
See also: artery
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Clinical tip: Internal iliac artery and peripartum bleeding During intractable pelvic hemorrhage or peripartum bleeding, ligation of the anterior trunk of the internal iliac artery bilaterally will decrease the amount of bleeding dramatically because the internal iliac artery is the major vascular supply of the pelvic cavity.
Xue-bin, "Pre-cesarean prophylactic balloon placement in the internal iliac artery to prevent postpartum hemorrhage among women with pernicious placenta previa," International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 2018.
Vulvar hematoma secondary to spontaneous rupture of the internal iliac artery: clinical review.
Adverse consequences of internal iliac artery occlusion during endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms.
Preservation of blood flow in the internal iliac arteries is found to avoid pelvic flow disruption and reduce the rate of claudication, sexual dysfunction and colonic ischemia.
On the right side, the right internal iliac artery (RIIA) was supplied by the right lumbar collateral artery, but the right external iliac artery (REIA) was occluded.
Subintimal passage of a hydrophilic wire was followed by direct catheter canulation of the left internal iliac artery.
Immediately lateral is the medial umbilical fold, which is the peritoneal covering of the obliterated umbilical artery, a branch of the superior vesical artery that comes off the anterior trunk of the internal iliac artery.
Internal iliac artery (IIA) also called as hypogastric artery according to the older terminology is given off by the common iliac artery (CIA) at its bifurcation anterior to the pelvic brim at the level of the sacroiliac joint.
In 45 cases involved in vascular injuries, the Left common iliac vein injured in 32 cases, right common iliac vein in 3 cases, left internal iliac artery in 3 cases, left common iliac artery in 4 cases, left internal iliac vein in 2 cases and inferior vena cava in one case.
Gelfoam was used primarily for the temporary control of bleeding before surgical intervention.10,11 In two cases, we noticed the use of Gelfoam; one with nasal bleed, and the other with internal iliac artery bleed.