uterine artery


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to uterine artery: ovarian artery, Uterine artery embolization

u·ter·ine ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, anterior division of internal iliac artery of females; distribution, uterus, upper part of vagina, round ligament, and medial part of uterine (fallopian) tube; anastomoses, ovarian, vaginal, inferior epigastric. Supplies maternal circulation to placenta during pregnancy.
Synonym(s): arteria uterina [TA]

u·ter·ine ar·te·ry

(yū'tĕr-in ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, internal iliac; distribution, uterus, upper part of vagina, round ligament, and medial part of uterine (fallopian) tube; anastomoses, ovarian, vaginal, inferior epigastric. Supplies maternal circulation to the placenta during pregnancy.
Synonym(s): arteria uterina [TA] .

uterine artery

A branch of the anterior division of the internal iliac artery; it supplies blood to the upper vagina, cervix, uterus, and fallopian tubes.
See also: artery
References in periodicals archive ?
Randomised comparison of uterine artery embolisation (UAE) with surgical treatment in patients with symptomatic fibroids (REST trial): 5-year results.
Placental laterality and uterine artery resistance for prediction of preeclampsia.
MRA depicts uterine artery origin, demonstrates enlarged ovarian arteries, which may require embolization, and reveals relevant anatomic variants, allowing for an adequate preprocedural planning.
The objective of this study was to find the accuracy of uterine artery diastolic notching during the second trimester of pregnancy in predicting pre-eclampsia in primigravida patients in our own setup.
Color Doppler ultrasound scanning is able to disclose the dilation and distortion of the uterine artery and peritumoral arterial branches, vascular dysplasia, as well as abnormally rich intratumoral and peritumoral blood flows.
Uterine artery Doppler, birth weight and timing of onset of pre-eclampsia: providing insights into the dual etiology of late-onset pre-eclampsia.
Management of bleeding uterine arteriovenous malformation with bilateral uterine artery embolization.
8) They are typically supplied by one uterine artery and, as opposed to congenital lesions, acquired AVMs do not normally present with a tuft of capillaries.
Blood loss in mini-invasive surgery can be reduced or even prevented by mechanical or pharmacologic methods including vasopressin injections or uterine artery ligation.
In 11-14th and 20-24th weeks of gestation during routine antenatal screening bilateral uterine artery Doppler measurements were performed.