intercostal arteries

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In contrast to mammals with a circular thorax (primates), in mammals with a major ventrodorsal axis (quadrupeds) the internal intercostal artery runs obliquely after crossing the first rib and emits a branch that runs ventrally in parallel to the sternal border and that supplements the anterior intercostal arteries.
The internal thoracic artery was ligated at both the ends and the intercostal arteries were electro-cauterised.
sup][2],[5] However, the intercostal arteries covered by the stent graft cannot be reimplanted, thus potentiating the risk of SCI.
After obtaining arterial access, flush aortogram was obtained to search for bronchial or intercostal arteries supplying the diseased lung parenchyma.
Classically, the superior thoracic artery which branches from the first part of axillary artery anastomoses with the intercostal arteries (Moore).