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Synonyms for artery

Synonyms for artery

a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body

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a major thoroughfare that bears important traffic

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The parent artery showed only endothelial-intimal damage, which was related to either the embolization or possibly the surgery itself.
Because one of the risks is thrombus formation in the parent artery of the aneurysm, urokinase is kept on hand in the event that lytic therapy is indicated.
A follow-up angiogram is performed 1 month after the coiling procedure to assess patency of the parent artery and evaluate for coil compaction.
The idea behind the use of endovascular flow modulating (diverting) devices as monotherapy for endovascular aneurysm repair stems from the concept that a low porosity stent bridging the aneurysm neck modulates hemodynamic flow away from the vortex and streamlines blood flow within parent artery.