celiac trunk


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Synonyms for celiac trunk

an artery that originates from the abdominal aorta just below the diaphragm and branches into the left gastric artery and the common hepatic artery and the splenic artery

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The indentation at proximal celiac trunk with severe stenosis was best presented on parasagittal reformation CT (Figure 3).
A keyword search of the electronic medical records and radiology reports in the picture archiving and communication system between August 2010 and July 2017 was performed using the terms "median arcuate ligament (MAL) or "celiac trunk compression".
Caption: Figure 2: Intraoperative perspective after distal pancreatectomy with en bloc resection of the celiac trunk as well as portal vein segment and successful reconstruction by interposition graft.
The celiac trunk branched into two vessels: the left gastric artery and a hepatosplenic trunk, which further divided into splenic and common hepatic arteries (Figure 1).
Assessment of the regional blood circulation revealed a statistically significant reduction in the celiac trunk diameter and decrease in blood flow velocity in the celiac trunk in both groups 1 and 2 as compared with normal values of 0.99[+ or -]0.14 cm for celiac trunk diameter and 14.4[+ or -]0.9 cm/s for blood flow velocity.
In the present case, we reported that there were variations in both right and left hepatic arteries and no common hepatic artery from the celiac trunk; this makes LND more difficult than that for arteries with a standard anatomy.
In 14 patients the celiac trunk lesion was secondary to compression by MAL, while in only 1 significant, proximal celiac trunk atherosclerosis was present.
A total of 314 aneurysms arose from the initial segment of splenic artery and in normal celiac trunk, 4 from abdominal aorta, 3 from the superior mesenteric artery, and 6 with abnormal combination of hepatic artery, splenic artery, and mesenteric artery.
This can lead to dynamic compression of the celiac trunk resulting in postprandial abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and weight loss.1,2,6 This condition is called median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS) and is more common in thin women.1,6,7 It is defined by the dynamic compression and narrowing of proximal celiac artery by the anomalous MAL.
An initial computed tomography (CT) scan and Doppler ultrasonography revealed an intravascular filling defect in the celiac trunk. The patient had no history of smoking, drinking, hypertension, or trauma.
At the emerging of celiac trunk, abdominal aorta presented circumferential parietal thrombosis, about 7.4 mm thickness.
In classic anatomy, the celiac trunk originates anteriorly from the abdominal aorta at T12 level, just as the aorta enters the abdomen.