arterial arcades


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ar·te·ri·al ar·cades

a series of anastomosing arterial arches, such as the intestinal arterial arcades between the branches of the jejunal and ileal arteries in the mesentery and the pancreaticoduodenal arteries on the head of the pancreas.
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* The "two-point" or "sandwich" technique was required to occlude both sides of the arterial arcades, which could minimize the rebleeding risk in the TAE procedure.
Diagnostic angiography performed using a 5 Fr modified spiral-shaped catheter (Gridecath, Terumo, Tokyo, Japan) revealed stenosis at the origin of the celiac artery, and collateral blood flow from the superior mesenteric artery to the proper hepatic artery via dilated arterial arcades around the pancreas head.