iliac artery


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n iliac artery one of the large arteries supplying blood to the pelvis and legs
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In literature:

Heath had a case of injury to the external iliac artery from external violence, with subsequent obliteration of the vessel.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The paired renal arteries (r.a.) supply the kidneys, and the common iliacs (
"Text Book of Biology, Part 1: Vertebrata" by H. G. Wells
T. The left common iliac vein, joining the right under the right common iliac artery to form the inferior vena cava.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
The arteries to the pelvis and hind limbs begin at the bifurcation of the aorta into the two common iliacs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various

In news:

L Gore & Associates today said it received FDA approval to market its GORE VIABAHN Endoprosthesis for device diameters 9-13 mm for the treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in the iliac artery.
FDA Clears Omnilink Elite Vascular Balloon-Expandable Stent for Iliac Artery Lesions.
Abbott's Absolute Pro vascular self-expanding stent system for use in iliac artery peripheral artery disease (PAD) lesions.
Enrollment Completed for Iliac Artery Stent Trial.