aberrant artery

ab·er·rant ar·ter·y

artery having an unusual origin or course.
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A new operation for the treatment of hydronephrosis in association with a lower pole (or aberrant artery).
Since the artery passing through the TF supplies the area of the SLA when the SLA is absent, surgeons should remember the aberrant artery to avoid injury.
Multiple abnormal vessels with a corkscrew appearance were also seen at the distal aspect of the aberrant artery (Figure 3(c)).
At thoracotomy left lower lobe lobectomy was done, aberrant artery arising from thoracic aorta ligated and venous drainage into left pulmonary vein identified and transected.
On the contrary Van Cangh et al22 have documented an aberrant artery as the cause for a significant failure having compared the presence or absence of the extraluminal obstruction which objectively differed with the study conducted by Gupta et al23.
With a short and anterior course, this trunk gave origin to the following arteries: left gastric artery (0 0.3 cm), splenic artery (0 0.4 cm), and an aberrant artery whose irrigation territory corresponded to that of the gastro-omental artery (0 0.4 cm) (Figs.
studied the radiographic findings in 25 cases with pre-diagnosed aberrant artery on CT scans.
lobectomy A CT arteriogram showed a single aberrant artery arising from the anterior right lateral aspect of the thoracic aorta at the level of T10 supplying the right lower lobe pulmonary sequestration Patient 3 Chest X-ray--a vague Left lower Figure 3, opacity in the lower lobe lobectomy.
CT pulmonary angiography (CTPA) revealed an aberrant artery arising from the thoracic aorta and entering the left basal segments at the level of inferior pulmonary veins, (Figs.
(10) This is fortunate because manipulation of an aberrant artery might cause a stroke.
When the left coronary artery arises from the right coronary artery or another anomalous position, the potential exists for impingement of the aberrant artery with exercise.