gluteal artery


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Related to gluteal artery: internal pudendal artery, Gluteal branches
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Noun1.gluteal artery - branches of the internal iliac artery that supply the hip joint and gluteal regiongluteal artery - branches of the internal iliac artery that supply the hip joint and gluteal region
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
hip - either side of the body below the waist and above the thigh
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We present a case in which an injury to a branch of the superior gluteal artery occurred during prophylactic intramedullary fixation of an atypical subtrochanteric stress fracture.
Junctional lesions such as the superior gluteal artery hemorrhage can be difficult to control.
While safe and effective, SGAP, named for the use of the superior gluteal artery perforator, is usually deforming (taking a large chunk of tissue from the buttocks flattens its usual rounded appearance), often requires follow-up surgery to reshape the buttocks, and provides surgeons with a piece of tissue whose blood vessel length often makes it difficult to connect to a vessel in the chest, Rad says.