bronchial artery

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arteries that accompany the bronchioles

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Blood may return to the LV via the pulmonary circulation as a consequence of RV ejection or directly via the bronchial arteries and Thebesian veins.
Herein, we present a series of endovascular treatment sessions of a unique tuberculosis patient with massive hemoptysis who developed multiple hypertrophic non-bronchial systemic arteries from a variety of sources, as well as enlarged bronchial arteries.
Major aorto-pulmonary collateral arteries of patients with pulmonary atresia and ventricular septal defect are dilated bronchial arteries.
In this system, bronchial arteries bring oxygenated blood from the left side of the heart to the airways (bronchi, bronchioles) and the supporting structures (connective tissue) of the lung.
In cases where bronchoscopy fails to identify the cause, angiography of the bronchial arteries can be diagnostically helpful, since the bronchial arteries are frequently the cause of massive haemoptysis (90%) (8,9).