common iliac artery

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terminal branches of the abdominal aorta

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13] Additionally, in patients with lymph node metastasis within the standard dissection limits, 57% and 31% of nodes at the level of the common iliac vessels and above the aortic bifurcation respectively were found to be positive.
Then, the transducer was rotated to image the body of the fifth lumbar vertebra, at which level bilateral common iliac vessels were seen leaving a space in the midline (Figure 3).
A computed tomography (CT) scan of the abdomen and pelvis revealed a large mass in the left pelvis measuring 7 x 7 x 8 cm extending along the common iliac vessels.
After identification of the ureters, inferior vena cava, distal abdominal aorta, common iliac vessels, and presacral vessels, a small area is selected at either the inferior border of L-5 or the superior border of S-1, depending on the angle of the sacral promontory.
The authors suggested a new "super extended" PLND area, which additionally includes the LNs along the common iliac vessels up to the ureteric crossing.
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