epigastric artery

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Synonyms for epigastric artery

one of three arteries supplying the anterior walls of the abdomen

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The flow-through design of an epigastric flap (as a vascular source from the rat) based on the epigastric artery is described in this study to provide a method for organ tissue engineering research in the future.
The deep inferior epigastric artery (DIEA) is a branch of the external iliac artery.
1%) patient AVF formed between inferior epigastric artery and adjacent vein after appendectomy.
Right common femoral artery was supplied by right deep inferior epigastric artery and right deep iliac circumflex artery.
In other cases inferior epigastric artery implantation or saphenous vein graft from the femoral artery into the corpuscavernosum has been performed.
Using anterior abdominal wall landmarks, the inferior epigastric artery can be identified midway between the anterior superior iliac spine and the pubic symphysis as it travels toward the umbilicus.
On cross-sectional imaging, the inferior epigastric artery is a useful anatomic landmark for determining whether an inguinal hernia is direct or indirect.
Patho-mechanism Diagnoses Congenital and/or Familial adenomatous polyposis or genetic Gardner's syndromedesmoid tumours (= aggressive fibromatosis) Infective and/or Abscess inflammatory Myositis Neoplastic Metastatic disease Granular cell tumour Lymphoma Sarcomas Neurofibromas and nerve sheath tumours Traumatic and/or Haematoma vascular Varices Pseudo-aneurysm of inferior epigastric artery Iatrogenic Injection granuloma or suture granuloma Surgical scar endometriosis Incisional hernia TABLE 2: MRI features of the major differential diagnoses.
Other arteries including the radial artery, gastroepiploic artery (GEA) and inferior epigastric artery (IEA) along with the internal mammary arteries (IMA) then started being employed leading to the use of multiple arterial grafting in CABG.
This lower pole artery can be anastomosed with the inferior epigastric artery as well17.
Because this represents the non-dominant blood supply to infraumbilical tissue, vascularization via the superior epigastric artery may need to be increased to improve outcomes in patients who are obese, smoke, or have a history of prior radiation.
The lateral one gave rise to muscular branches supplying the shoulder and fasciae, while the medial one descended on the anterior aspect of the axillary fossa, reaching the hypogastric region, and anastomose with the superficial epigastric artery, which is a branch of the femoral artery.