great vessel


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great vessel

One of the large blood vessels entering and leaving the heart.
See also: vessel
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Cardiac tamponade occurs when the pericardium fills with blood from the heart, great vessels or pericardial vessels.
In contrast, a 90[degrees] thrust will aim the device dangerously toward the great vessels. A slightly upward and right-sided deviation from the subumbilical entry will place the needle and trocar in the direction of the inferior vena cava and right common iliac vessels.
Postcontrast scans taken at the level of the arch of the aorta and main pulmonary artery show focal loss of planes with the great vessels. There are also enlarged lymph node(s) in the aortopulmonary window region (Figure 3) and small metastatic lesions in the left lung (Figure 4).
"You can cause great vessel injuries with blades, Veress needles, and trochars, so I recommend simply choosing the laparoscopic method that you are most comfortable with," said Dr.
Also, the flatbread is a great vessel for the fatty fish.
And the tale, powered by stirring music and evocative lyrics, follows their valiant efforts to build and launch their own great vessel.
The first difficulty in operating on a living rat is reaching the bulla in a timely manner without any nerve or great vessel injury.
There were no severe complications in the group including great vessel injuries or other complications.
Also heart and especially liver transplantation surgeries may be challenging as placing a mirror image liver into an organ cavity is geometrical problematic and steps have to be taken to ensure proper anastomosis of the great vessels in the case of a heart transplant.
Imperator was bought by the Cunard Line in 1919, and became the firm's flagship, joining other great vessels of the age - the Tyne-built Mauretania and Aquitania - on the transAtlantic crossing from Southampton to New York.
Congenital heart disease is a defect in the structure of the heart and great vessels that is present at birth.