iliac artery


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iliac artery

The common, the external, or the internal iliac artery.
See also: artery

Iliac artery

Large blood vessel in the pelvis that leads into the leg.
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Conventional open surgery is appropriate for iliac artery aneurysms with compressive symptoms (neurologic or urologic).
Subsequently, the left pigtail catheter was exchanged for a 5 Fr SOS selective catheter and attention was directed to the left internal iliac artery.
The precise localization of fistulas, especially when they affect the branches of the internal iliac artery, may be challenging.
Internal iliac artery aneurysm--a cause of leg swelling and cellulitis.
Keywords: Pseudoaneurysm, External iliac artery, Femoral artery puncture, Covered stent.
In this case report, we present a case of critical lower limb ischaemia treated by endovascular revascularisation of the internal iliac artery.
Following this, the ureter was dissected caudally to the level of crossing of the common iliac artery.
The researchers who conducted the whole-genome study of the mummy revealed several single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that have been linked with modern day cardiovascular disease and that the computed tomography (CT) scans of the Iceman already had revealed major calcification in several major blood vessels, including the carotid arteries, distal aorta, and right iliac artery, which are strong signs of generalised atherosclerotic disease.
When simple massage of the uterus and uterotonics such as oxytocins, syntometrine and prostaglandins fail to manage the condition, surgical solutions including uterine artery ligation, devascularization of the uterus, internal iliac artery ligation and ultimately hysterectomy are employed.
In 25 patients with nonsurgical treatment, selective angiographic embolization of renal artery was performed in two cases, and bilateral angiographic embolization of internal iliac artery were performed in one patient, all of them survived.
An Amplatz super stiff guide wire used to support the valve system further and to straighten the arterial tortuosity for this and the other patients who had similar iliac artery tortuosity.
16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) reports nine-month clinical endpoint data from its ORION trial, demonstrating excellent outcomes for the company's Epic Self-Expanding Nitinol Stent System in patients with iliac artery disease, a form of peripheral artery disease associated with severe leg pain caused by insufficient blood flow.