pulmonary trunk


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Related to pulmonary trunk: pulmonary valve, Pulmonary Veins, Ligamentum arteriosum, Coronary arteries
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Noun1.pulmonary trunk - the artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart and divides into the right and left pulmonary arteriespulmonary trunk - the artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart and divides into the right and left pulmonary arteries
arteria pulmonalis, pulmonary artery - one of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungs
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We present a patient with recent acute coronary syndrome who had a single coronary artery originating from the right sinus of Valsalva with an anomalous course of the left coronary artery anterior to the pulmonary trunk.
Appearance of right bundle branch block in electrocardiograms of patients with pulmonary embolism as a marker for obstruction of the main pulmonary trunk.
CryoPatch SG is distributed in three anatomic configurations: pulmonary hemi-artery, pulmonary trunk, and pulmonary branch.
Anomalous origin of the left coronary from the pulmonary trunk.
Computed tomographic scan showed an enlarged pulmonary trunk (4 cm in diameter) and right and left main pulmonary arteries (thrombosis was not shown in the lumens).
Fibrinous exudate on the visceral pericardium covered the anterior-superior right ventricular outflow tract and extended to the base of the pulmonary trunk and the right atrial appendage.
2,12) In the most common form of this anomaly, the LCA arises from the pulmonary trunk, and the RCA arises normally from the aorta (Bland-White-Garland syndrome).
Pulmonary arterial hypertension is indicated by the dilated pulmonary trunk and branches in Figs 1 and 3.
CryoLife SG is distributed in three anatomic configurations: pulmonary hemi-artery, pulmonary trunk, and pulmonary branch.
When development of the SHF is compromised, alignment defects such as double outlet right ventricle (DORV; the aorta and pulmonary trunk both exit from the right ventricle) or overriding aorta (when the aorta straddles the interventricular septum) occur.
After origin, it extended to the right behind the pulmonary trunk and thereafter between the pulmonary trunk and the right atrium and then in the right anterior atrioventricular sulcus to reach the acute margin of the heart, where it turned around to lie in the posterior atrioventricular sulcus (Fig.
Due to calcifications of the aortic root, visualisation of the pulmonary trunk by TOE was problematic in seven patients.

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