splenic artery


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Noun1.splenic artery - an artery that originates from the celiac trunk and supplies blood to the spleensplenic artery - an artery that originates from the celiac trunk and supplies blood to the spleen
spleen, lien - a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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Calcifications of chronic pancreatitis - she was an alcohol abuser, but the calcification was restricted to the splenic artery (Figure 1b).
Keywords: Gastrointestinal hemorrhage, splenic artery, thrombosis, computed tomography
Some authors have reported that splenic artery embolization (SAE) is an effective alternative to splenectomy for the treatment of gastric variceal bleeding with left-sided portal hypertension [2, 5, 6].
s Kelvin Hong and Anobel Tamrazi performed a splenic artery occlusion using the ArtVentive EOS device, the company said on Tuesday.
We proceeded to perform catheter-directed angiography of the splenic artery, which confirmed the diagnosis of splenic artery pseudoaneurysm of a segmental branch of the upper splenic pole (Fig.
Measurement of the length of the coeliac trunk up to the left gastric, Measurement of the length of coeliac trunk up to common hepatic and/or splenic artery, Measurement of coeliac trunk diameter, Distance between coeliac trunk and the superior mesenteric artery shows in Table 1 (Figure 1 & 2).
Rupture of splenic artery aneurysm remains an uncommon cause of hypovolemic shock although it is the third most common intra-abdominal aneurysms.
It was first reported in 1931 by Lower and Farrell [1]who reported bleeding from an aneurysm of the splenic artery coming via the pancreatic duct and the ampulla of Vater.
3) The systemic arterial supply is via the descending thoracic aorta (72%); abdominal aorta, celiac axis, or splenic artery (21%); intercostal artery (3.
At endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) a 2 x 2 cm well circumscribed mass was demonstrated in the tail of the pancreas close to the splenic artery but, not involving the vessel.
on splenic artery embolization, in which they reached in conclusion that splenic artery embolization might be an option for hemolytic anemia as a bridging therapy to surgery or as an alternative therapy, especially in critically ill patients with disorders that contraindicate surgery (1).