epigastric artery


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Related to epigastric artery: obturator artery, deep epigastric artery

epigastric artery

The superior or the inferior epigastric artery.
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Blood supply of the abdomen revisited, with emphasis on the superficial inferior epigastric artery.
Internal thoracic arteryinferior epigastric artery as a collateral pathway in aortoiliac occlusive disease.
Mary's Medical Center now offer a new breast reconstruction procedure called Deep Inferior Epigastric Artery Perforation (DIEP) flap.
One patient required laparotomy for ongoing hemodynamic instability and high drain output related to an unrecognized trocar injury to the right inferior epigastric artery.
The left IMA was harvested as a pedicle from the subclavian vein to just beyond the bifurcation into the superior epigastric artery and musculophrenic arteries, with the aid of diathermy and metal clips.
The external iliac artery normally gives two named branches; the inferior epigastric artery and the deep circumflex iliac arteries.
In comparison with other arteries, He showed that the RA reactivity is between that of the gastroepiploic artery (representative of the splanchnic arteries, highest reactivity) and that of the coronary and somatic arteries (internal mammary artery and inferior epigastric artery, lowest reactivity).
The inferior epigastric artery can also be used, but it's more variable in diameter and length than ITA and radial artery grafts.
However, they may also originate from the renal artery, middle suprarenal artery, one of the lumbar arteries, common or internal iliac artery or the superior epigastric artery.