external iliac artery


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ex·ter·nal il·i·ac ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, as terminal branch (with internal iliac artery of common iliac; branches, inferior epigastric, deep circumflex iliac; becomes the femoral at the inguinal ligament.
Synonym(s): arteria iliaca externa [TA]
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external iliac artery

One of the two end branches of the common iliac artery; it runs, retroperitoneally, along the linea terminalis of the pelvis. Its branches include the inferior epigastric artery and the deep circumflex iliac artery.
See: aorta (Branches of aorta) for illus.
See also: artery
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Caption: Figure 1: Left ureteral retrograde pyelogram demonstrates contrast opacification of the left external iliac artery (solid blue arrow) consistent with left ureteral-arterial fistula.
The small upper polar cortical artery was sacrificed and the main renal artery was anastomosed with the external iliac artery. On release of vascular clamps perfusion of the graft was observed.
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Among other structures that should be identified are the external iliac artery and the superior gluteal neurovascular bundle (Bible et al., 2014).
Common iliac artery is involved in 85%, internal iliac artery in 10% and external iliac artery in 1% of cases (9-11).
First, considering the position of the two arteries, we decided to anastomose the extended artery to the right external iliac artery sideto-end using a 6-0 monofilament with continuous sutures.
Bifurcated aortoiliac endograft limb occlusion during deployment and its bailout conversion using the external iliac artery to internal iliac artery endograft technique.
Other intraoperative complications included the following: brachial thrombosis and external iliac artery rupture.
A right common femoral access was attempted but was unsuccessful due to total occlusion in the distal right external iliac artery. After obtaining right brachial access, a 90 cm carotid sheath was placed over a Magic Torque wire and angiogram of the aorta was performed which redemonstrated the CTO of the aorta.