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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2) Vascular supply is usually from the splenic artery.
HP is most commonly caused by a rupture of an aneurysm of the splenic artery associated with acute or chronic pancreatitis.
Therefore; splenic artery embolisation preceding laparoscopic splenectomy should not be carried out routinely as appropriate use of blood products and correct surgical technique Will be adequate in controlling blood loss.
2,3) An accessory spleen has normal splenic histology with its blood supply uniformly arising from a branch of the splenic artery.
O'Rourke reopened the abdominal incision, observed bleeding from the splenic artery and the tumor bed, and removed a large volume of blood.
A 41-year-old white man was referred for evaluation of a splenic artery aneurysm and an acquired splenorenal venous shunt.
Three months before the onset of his vocal difficulties, he had undergone an emergency splenectomy, which was followed 1 week later by an exploratory laparotomy to repair a hemorrhaging splenic artery.
The body and tail of the pancreas are supplied by branches of the splenic artery, including the dorsal pancreatic artery.