pulmonary artery

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pulmonary artery

n.
An artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.

pulmonary artery

n
(Anatomy) either of the two arteries that convey oxygen-depleted blood from the heart to the lungs

pul′monary ar′tery


n.
one of a pair of arteries conveying venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.

pulmonary artery

An artery that carries blood with low levels of oxygen from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pulmonary artery - one of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungspulmonary artery - one of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungs
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
pulmonary trunk, truncus pulmonalis - the artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart and divides into the right and left pulmonary arteries
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pulmonary artery

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Conclusion: Left pulmonary artery origin stenosis and main pulmonary artery hypoplasia were most common pulmonary artery abnormalities.
In this particular infant 8 mm ventricular septal defect (VSD) device seemed to be very bulky with suspicion of obstruction in the descending aorta and left pulmonary artery but precise echocardiogram revealed no such finding and the device was released successfully.
Contrast enhancement chest CT, performed in the portal venous phase as our usual staging protocol, reveals that the left upper pulmonary vein presents an anomalous route: it first runs under the left pulmonary artery, then goes up medially to it, runs via the aortopulmonary window, and finally joins the left brachiocephalic vein, describing on the whole a curved line with superior concavity (Figures 1 and 3).
At 7 months of age, cardiac catheterisation was performed electively to fully delineate other possible cardiac anomalies, whereat the anomalous origin of the left pulmonary artery was confirmed.
She also had pulmonary stenosis, a narrowing of the left pulmonary artery, which feeds blood to the lungs.
The MR angiography study showed an abnormal origin of the left pulmonary artery from the right pulmonary artery.
Using the right femoral vein for access, a 5 FR (French) pigtail catheter was advanced into the main left pulmonary artery.
She took photos of her patients, including the photo of the smiling girl with a pulse oximeter, a preoperative patient about to undergo a ventricular septal defect repair, and a six-year-old girl who underwent reconstruction of her left pulmonary artery, pictured with a healthcare provider.
Teirstein concluded that the fragment was in the left pulmonary artery.
The PE was located in either the right or left pulmonary artery or in the subsegmental artery of all patients.