hepatic artery


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Related to hepatic artery: splenic artery, hepatic portal vein, gastric artery
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Synonyms for hepatic artery

arteries that supply the liver

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Hepatic artery stenosis in liver transplant recipients: Primary treatment with percutaneous transluminal angioplasty.
Interwoven throughout the cords are open spaces (vascular sinusoids) that bathe the cells in blood (from both hepatic artery and portal vein), facilitating easy exchange between hepatocyte and blood.
Liver resection serves an important role in the case of parenchymal necrosis due to combined biliary, hepatic artery and portal vein injury following laparoscopic cholecystectomy and moreover, the operation can be safely performed in the acute setting.
Interventional radiology for advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: comparison of hepatic artery infusion chemotherapy and transcatheter arterial lipiodol chemoembolization.
Cuenot described "l'organe phagocytaire" associated with the final branches (terminal arterioles) of the hepatic artery (1903), studied the concentration of injected ink in 43 species of European decapods (1905), and is generally recognized for discovery of the ubiquitous occurrence and importance of these fixed phagocytes of the digestive gland (Johnson 1987).
Furthermore, a fourth patient, who had received an iliac artery graft from the infected donor to revise the hepatic artery after liver transplantation, also died from encephalitis.
In a retrospective study, eighty-eight patients with advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) were treated with long-term chemotherapy infusion into the hepatic artery, the main artery that supplies the liver.
Using x-rays as a guide, the physician moves the catheter into the hepatic artery.
The company says the action was prompted by an imbalance in the observed rates of hepatic artery thrombosis with a rate of 5.
Each rat was anesthetized with ether, and total liver ischemia was determined by clamping the hepatoduodenal ligament, which contains the hepatic artery and portal vein, for 30 min using a small clamp unit; thereafter, the liver was reperfused by declamping the ligament.
Four years of clinical studies demonstrate that Onyx-015 is safe at high doses, whether administered by intratumoral injection, intravenously by intracavitary injection for ovarian cancer, or into the hepatic artery The most common side effects are mild to moderate fever and chills.
The treatment involves injecting standard chemotherapy drugs directly into the hepatic artery, which supplies blood to the liver, rather than the usual method of putting the drugs into a vein.
To get around this problem, Lawrence's group first exploits the fact that liver tumors get their blood supply primarily through the hepatic artery, while much of the rest of the liver depends on the portal veins.
The microspheres are administered via the hepatic artery, either alone, or in conjunction with systemic chemotherapy.
Liver resection or transplant and hepatic artery ligation are other surgical treatment options.