internal iliac artery

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in·ter·nal il·i·ac ar·ter·y

origin, common iliac; branches, iliolumbar, lateral sacral, obturator, superior gluteal, inferior gluteal, umbilical, superior vesical, inferior vesical, middle rectal, and internal pudendal.

internal iliac artery

a division of the common iliac artery, supplying the walls of the pelvis, the pelvic viscera, the genital organs, and part of the medial thigh. In the fetus the internal iliac artery is twice as large as the external iliac artery and is the direct continuation of the common iliac artery. After birth the internal iliac artery becomes smaller than the external iliac artery. Also called hypogastric artery. Compare external iliac artery.

in·ter·nal il·i·ac ar·te·ry

(in-tĕr'nal il'ē-ak ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, common iliac; branches, from anterior division obturator, inferior gluteal, umbilical, superior vesical, inferior vesical, middle rectal, and internal pudendal; from posterior division: iliolumbar, lateral sacral, superior gluteal.
Synonym(s): arteria hypogastrica, arteria iliaca interna, hypogastric artery.

internal iliac artery

One of the two branches of the common iliac artery; it arises at the level of the lumbosacral disc.
Synonym: hypogastric artery See: aorta (Branches of aorta)for illus.
See also: artery
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Caption: Figure 2: Attempted left internal iliac artery selective arteriogram with a 5 F SOS catheter shows the catheter tip in the left ureter and brisk flow of contrast into the left ureter (solid blue arrow) flowing caudad into the urinary bladder (solid red arrow).
The left nitinol endoprosthesis was deployed first into the left internal iliac artery and extended about 2 cm into the aorta.
Novel, congenital iliac arterial anatomy: Absent common iliac arteries and left internal iliac artery.
We found the haemodynamics of patients became stable after pelvic fixation except four patients, in which angiographic embolization of bilateral internal iliac artery was performed in two patient, ligation of internal iliac artery together with packing was performed in two patients.
Intra-operative findings confirmed extensive haematoma within the lateral umbilical fold, tracking retroperitoneally to the contained rupture of the right internal iliac artery aneurysm.
Fifty-five (6/11) patients had severe internal iliac artery calcification.
When conservative measures like haemostatic sutures, internal iliac artery ligation, embolisation is not feasible or has failed obstetric hysterectomy is performed without delay, in which delay would contribute to the maternal morbidity and in unfortunate cases mortality.
An abdominal CT angiographic scan showed an impending rupture of a large right internal iliac artery aneurysm (IIAA) with mass effect to the right midureter causing hydroureteronephrosis and FR (Figure 1).
The efficacy of internal iliac artery ligation in obstetric hemorrhage.
Internal iliac artery embolization was done following which the patient improved.
13) Living related donor transplants are often anastomosed in an end-to-side fashion, which ligates the donor main renal artery to the recipient external iliac artery or an end-to-end fashion to the recipient internal iliac artery (Figure 9).