circumflex branch of left coronary artery

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cir·cum·flex branch of left cor·o·nar·y ar·ter·y

[TA]
terminal branch (with anterior interventricular artery) of left coronary artery that runs to left and then posteriorly in the coronary groove supplying atrial and ventricular branches.

cir·cum·flex branch of left cor·o·nar·y ar·te·ry

(sĭr'kŭm-fleks branch left kōr'ŏ-nar-ē ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Terminal branch (with anterior interventricular artery) of left coronary artery that runs leftward and then posteriorly in the coronary groove supplying atrial and ventricular branches.
Synonym(s): ramus circumflexus arteriae coronariae sinistrae.
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Branches from the second segment of circumflex artery (Fig.
1) Furthermore, differentiation of occlusion of the circumflex artery from occlusion of the right coronary artery (RCA) is often difficult because either may be associated with an ECG pattern of inferior AMI.
Unfortunately, the dissection seen in the circumflex artery was unchanged and was thought to be the cause of the patient's symptoms.
In this study of five pigs, test animals underwent ameroid constriction placement on the circumflex artery and were tested for intramyocardial effects of nicotine after induced ischemia was demonstrated in the target zone of the myocardium.
The contribution from the posterior circumflex artery was more variable, though a group of vessels was consistently found penetrating the bone-cartilage interface medially.
With no user input, the application automatically segments the Left Anterior Descending artery, the Circumflex artery, and the Right Coronary artery.
Considering a high pre-test probability for coronary artery disease, he was scheduled for cardiac catheterization, which showed diffuse ectasia of his left circumflex artery (10 mm in diameter) and left anterior descending artery (6 mm in diameter).
The distal left circumflex artery was filled by collaterals from the distal right coronary artery (Figure).
Selective coronary artery angiography was performed to rule out ischemic heart disease and demonstrated a large, tortuous vessel arising from the circumflex artery and bifid (Y) origin of the right coronary artery (Fig.
Furthermore, a lateral approach avoids potential injury to the ascending circumflex artery, thereby preventing further loss of blood supply to the humeral head.
The perforation occurred in the context of multiple attempts to cross the totally occluded circumflex artery, as the wire most likely dissected the circumflex artery and penetrated the left atrial appendage.