marginal artery


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marginal artery

An arching feeder artery for the colon; it is composed of anastomoses of branches of the superior and inferior mesenteric arteries, and it runs in the mesentery parallel to the colon.
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In our case, the patient had a fistula connecting left anterior descending artery and first obtuse marginal artery to left ventricle that was hemodynamically significant with decreased ejection fraction and causing symptoms of congestive heart failure at the age of 49.
By contrast, proximal segment of the obtuse marginal artery was in normal size compared to that of the first angiography.
The right marginal artery was located on the edge of the right ventricle, and was observed in five individuals (three males and two females) (83.3%), originating from the right coronary artery.
The left marginal artery was found in five (83.3%) of the P.
11), stenosis of inferior mesenteric artery and filling of collateral vessels, pancreatic arch and marginal artery of colon.
The sensitivity and specificity of collateral pathway-pancreatic arch & marginal artery of the colon were 100 percent.
Localization of coronary occlusions in two groups of examined ACS patients Group 1 (primary PTCA) Diagnosis LAD RCA LCx, DA, OM MI 26 8 8 ACS 4 2 2 Group 2 (facilitated PTCA) Diagnosis LAD RCA LCx, DA, OM MI 21 7 3 ACS -- 0 0 ACS--acute coronary syndrome, DA--diagonal artery, LAD--left anterior descending artery, LCx--left circumflex artery, MI--myocardial infarction, OM--obtuse marginal artery, PTCA--transluminal coronary angioplasty, RCA--right coronary artery Table 2.
The inferior mesenteric artery was normal and had left colic and sigmoid branches, which participated in the formation of the marginal artery.