ovarian artery


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o·var·i·an ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, aorta; distribution, ureter, ovary, ovarian ligament and uterine tube; anastomoses, uterine.
Synonym(s): arteria ovarica [TA]

o·var·i·an ar·te·ry

(ō-var'ē-ăn ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, aorta; distribution, ureter, ovary, ovarian ligament and uterine tube; anastomoses, uterine.
Synonym(s): arteria ovarica [TA] .

ovarian artery

In females, a branch of the abdominal aorta; it arises below the renal artery and it runs in the suspensory ligament of the ovary, supplying blood to the ovaries, their ligaments, the fallopian tubes, and the distal ureters. The ovarian artery anastomoses with the uterine artery.
See also: artery
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Ovarian artery embolization supplementing uterine embolization for leiomyomata.
Uterine fundal blood supply from an aberrant left ovarian artery originating from the inferior mesenteric artery: implications for uterine artery embolization.
The most common symptom of rupture of ovarian artery aneurysm is acute flank pain or abdominal pain.
Although rupture of an ovarian artery aneurysm is an extremely rare event, it is life-threatening and is often associated with a non-specific clinical picture.
In this study, 74 cases achieved hemostasis with B-Lynch alone and in 24 cases uterine and ovarian artery ligation was performed along with B-Lynch suture.
levels and ovarian artery blood flow rate after laparoscopic tubal sterilization.
Uteroovarian anastomosis: histopathologic correlation after uterine artery embolization with or without ovarian artery embolization.
These results, together with evidence showing that when [PGF.sub.2[alpha]] is injected into the uterus it is preferentially transferred to the ovarian artery (Figure 12-7) support the hypothesis that the hormone travels from the uterus to the ovary via a counter-current mechanism.
The most common symptom of rupture of an ovarian artery aneurysm is vaginal bleeding.
Use of an endosuture (we use the ENDOLOOP) extends the surgeon's ability to access and secure the IP ligament and its associated vasculature (ovarian artery and vein) high within the pelvis.