external iliac artery

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Related to External iliac vessels: common iliac artery, Deep circumflex iliac artery
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Noun1.external iliac artery - the outer branch of the common iliac artery on either side of the body; becomes the femoral artery
arteria iliaca, iliac artery - one of the large arteries supplying blood to the pelvis and legs
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Intraoperative findings revealed a normal bowel with thickened omentum and multiple enlarged mesenteric lymphnodes along external iliac vessels.
Followup at Princess Margaret included a repeat CT scan confirming a mass along the left vas deferens adjacent to the external iliac vessels (Fig.
Lymphocele after renal transplantation results from transection of the lymphatic vessels accompanying the external iliac vessels during transplantation surgery and subsequent lymph accumulation in a nonepithelized retroperitoneal cavity.
Once the vessels are identified, a right angle clamp is gently and firmly inserted between the internal iliac artery and internal iliac vein from lateral-to-medial side (To avoid the injury to external iliac vessels which lie laterally).

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