Bronchial arteries

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Related to Bronchial arteries: pulmonary plexus, Bronchial veins
branches of the descending aorta, accompanying the bronchia in all their ramifications.

See also: Bronchial

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Massive haemoptysis, a frightening and potentially life-threatening clinical event, due to markedly hypertrophied and fragile bronchial arteries is common in patients with chronic inflammatory lung diseases such as bronchiectasis, sarcoidosis, tuberculosis, and cystic fibrosis.
Collateral arteries have also been described as persistent, abnormally dilated arteries that connect the bronchial arteries to the pulmonary circulation secondary to external factors such as hypoxia, trauma or inflammation.
Embolization of bronchial arteries of anomalous origin," CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology, vol.
The pulmonary artery is absent in type IV (absence of the 6th aortic arches) and blood supply to the lungs is via the bronchial arteries and is now considered to be pulmonary atresia with a VSD [4, 23].
sup][2],[3] The first procedure for embolization therapy is a complete angiography of the pulmonary vascular tree when bleeding bronchial arteries are seen, embolization therapy is carried out.
1) The haemoptysis usually originates from the bronchial arteries but rupture of an underlying Rasmussen aneurysm might cause recurrent haemoptysis, sometimes with fatal consequences.
Anomalous origin of the coronary artery is a well-known phenomenon however anomalous bronchial arteries are rarely seen and may originate from various vascular structures.
Hemoptysis is common among these patients because of the severity of the bronchial wall destruction and hypertrophied bronchial arteries.
Blood may return to the LV via the pulmonary circulation as a consequence of RV ejection or directly via the bronchial arteries and Thebesian veins.
Herein, we present a series of endovascular treatment sessions of a unique tuberculosis patient with massive hemoptysis who developed multiple hypertrophic non-bronchial systemic arteries from a variety of sources, as well as enlarged bronchial arteries.
Helical CT imaging of bronchial arteries with curved reformation technique in comparison with selective bronchial arteriography: preliminary report.