circumflex iliac artery

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Noun1.circumflex iliac artery - an artery that supplies the lower abdominal walls and skin and the sartorius muscle
circumflex artery - any of several paired curving arteries
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Their topics include the history of the use of perforator flaps for microsurgical breast reconstruction, essential equipment needed for perforator flap breast reconstruction and operating room setup, gluteal artery perforator flap, free lumbar artery perforator flap for autologous breast reconstruction, bipedicled (doubled for stacked) abdominal perforator flap in unilateral breast reconstruction, deep circumflex iliac artery perforator flap, and indocyanine green/SPY imaging.
Groin flap has axial pattern blood supply from the superficial circumflex iliac artery (SCIA), and thus it can be raised on a narrow base which contains the vascular pedicle.
The deep circumflex iliac artery arises from the lateral external iliac artery nearly opposite to the IEA, for which it is a good landmark.

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