common iliac artery


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com·mon il·i·ac ar·ter·y

[TA]
one of two terminal branches of the abdominal aorta; anterior to the sacroiliac joint at the level of the sacral promontory, it bifurcates to form the internal iliac and the external iliac.
Synonym(s): arteria iliaca communis [TA]

common iliac artery

n.
Either of two arteries into which the abdominal aorta divides at the level of the fourth lumbar vertebra, each one then dividing at the level of the pelvic brim into internal and external iliac arteries.

com·mon il·i·ac ar·te·ry

(kom'ŏn il'ē-ak ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
One of two terminal branches of the abdominal aorta; anterior to the sacroiliac joint at the level of the sacral promontory, it bifurcates to form the internal iliac and the external iliac.
Synonym(s): arteria iliaca communis.
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Ongena, "Endograft exclusion of residual common iliac artery aneurysms," Journal of Endovascular Therapy, vol.
The iliolumbar artery-anatomic considerations and details on the common iliac artery trifurcation.
The diameter of the endograft limb that we utilized was oversized by 1.8 mm compared to the diameter of the common iliac arteries (common iliac artery diameter was 14.2 mm bilaterally; endograft limb diameter was 16 mm at the original repair).
Intraoperative findings revealed two parallel rusted iron rods, first extending from the skin to just 10 cm proximal to right Common Iliac Artery (CIA) causing a small mesenteric tear in the jejunum 80 cm distal to DJ flexure with minimal grazing of the seromuscular layer of the jejunum and second from skin through the retroperitoneum with its tip 30 cm from the bladder [Figure 2, 3, 4].
- On 12 April, a vascular surgeon with Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons became the first in the nation to implant the US-based medical device company Gore Medical's Gore Excluder Iliac Branch Endoprosthesis aortic branch device for the endovascular treatment of common iliac artery aneurysms or aortoiliac aneurysms, the company said.
The contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen demonstrated a rind of soft tissue covering the lateral and posterior margins of the aorta extending from below the level of the renal arteries down to the aortic bifurcation and proximal right common iliac artery (Figure 10).
Background: To evaluate the feasibility of a new surgeon-modified iliac branch device (IBD) technique to maintain pelvic perfusion in the management of common iliac artery (CIA) aneurysm during endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR).
After a cold ischemia time of 143 min the transplantation was performed on the left iliac axis with vascular anastomosis between the renal artery and the common iliac artery and renal vein and external iliac vein.
In 45 cases involved in vascular injuries, the Left common iliac vein injured in 32 cases, right common iliac vein in 3 cases, left internal iliac artery in 3 cases, left common iliac artery in 4 cases, left internal iliac vein in 2 cases and inferior vena cava in one case.
Iodine-containing radiopaque media of 270-300 mOsmol was administered via the distal abdominal aorta using a pigtail catheter or via the right or left common iliac arteries selectively by using the right coronary artery catheter to examine the right-left common iliac artery, iliac externa, iliac interna, main femoral, superficial femoral, deep femoral, popliteal, tibioperoneal truncus, anterior tibial, and posterior tibial arteries, and up to the distal peroneal artery.