celiac artery

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ce·li·ac (arterial) trunk

origin, abdominal aorta just below diaphragm; branches, left gastric, common hepatic, splenic.

celiac artery

Etymology: Gk, koilia, belly, arteria, airpipe
a thick visceral branch of the abdominal aorta, arising caudal to the diaphragm, usually dividing into the left gastric, common hepatic, and splenic arteries.

ce·li·ac trunk

(sē'lē-ak trŭngk)
Origin, abdominal aorta just below diaphragm; branches, left gastric, common hepatic, splenic.
Synonym(s): truncus celiacus [TA] , arteria celiaca, celiac artery, coeliac trunk.

celiac artery

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Hence, vascular reconstruction is not essential after resection of a GDA aneurysm unless there is celiac artery occlusion, as ligation of the GDA may cause gangrene of the gallbladder and stomach, splenic necrosis or other disastrous consequences.
Celiac artery compression syndrome sucessful laparoscopic treatment--a case report.
Late results following operative repair for celiac artery compression syndrome.
SUMMARY: The purpose of this study is gain a better understanding of the anatomical variations of celiac artery and its branches in dogs.
The celiac artery supply was analyzed in thirty dogs.
A cannula was place in the celiac artery, and injected with a solution of neoprene latex.