Coeliac artery

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(Anat.) the artery which issues from the aorta just below the diaphragm; - called also cœliac axis.

See also: Coeliac

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For the hepatic arterial phase, scanning is automatically triggered at 180HU in the abdominal aorta at the coeliac artery level.
Pancreaticoduodenal artery aneurysm associated with coeliac artery occlusion from an aortic intramural hematoma.
Because the RGEA is a visceral artery and the fourth branch of the aorta (abdominal aorta, coeliac artery, common hepatic artery, gastroduodenal artery, and RGEA), its diameter and flow volume are smaller than both the IMA and SVG grafts.