cystic artery


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Related to cystic artery: Calot's triangle, Right hepatic artery

cys·tic ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, right branch of hepatic; distribution, gall bladder and adjacent visceral surface of the liver.
Synonym(s): arteria cystica [TA]

cys·tic ar·te·ry

(sis'tik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, right branch of hepatic; distribution, gall bladder and visceral surface of the liver.
Synonym(s): arteria cystica [TA] .

cystic artery

A branch of either the hepatic or the right hepatic artery. It follows the cystic duct to the gallbladder.
See also: artery
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Pseudoaneurysm of the cystic artery with hemobilia treated by arterial embolization and elective cholecystectomy.
There was no intraoperative bleeding was reported from cauterized cystic artery.
In the upper part, the cystic artery, the proper hepatic artery and the right gastric artery formed an arterial network, which ran downward.
A transfemoral approach was employed and a microcoil placed successfully in the cystic artery (Fig.
During this procedure, proper haemostasis of cystic artery is a must because it may result in torrential haemorrhage if not ligated properly and is the common cause of post-operative bleeding after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
5% patients, gallstone spillage occurred in 6% patients and bleeding from cystic artery occurred in 8.
Cystic artery is usually located parallel and medial to the cystic duct, but its course varies with its origin.
From liver bed due to close proximity of middle hepatic vein or its radicals to gallbladder fossa in up to 10 to 15% of patients8 and from injury to vessels especially cystic artery which has high association with right hepatic arterial injury.
Intraoperatively on cholangiography, 17 patients were found to have normal anatomy of hepatobiliary system, whereas 2 patients had accessory cystic artery and 1 patient was found to have phrygian cap and no one had unsuspected common duct stones (Table 5).
Complications included bleeding from cystic artery (n=1) and injury to common hepatic duct (CHD) (n=1).
Caloifs triangle was dissected and cystic duct and artery were isolated and there was no appreciable pulsation in the cystic artery.