circumflex artery


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Related to circumflex artery: circumflex iliac artery, Marginal artery
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Noun1.circumflex artery - any of several paired curving arteriescircumflex artery - any of several paired curving arteries
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
arteria circumflexa femoris, circumflex artery of the thigh - an artery that supplies the hip joint and thigh muscles
arteria circumflexa humeri, circumflex humeral artery - an artery that supplies the shoulder joint and shoulder muscles
arteria circumflexa ilium, circumflex iliac artery - an artery that supplies the lower abdominal walls and skin and the sartorius muscle
arteria circumflexa scapulae, circumflex scapular artery - an artery that serves the muscles of the shoulder and scapular area
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The coronary arteries include the left main coronary artery (LM), left anterior descending coronary artery (LAD), left circumflex artery (LCirc), and the right main coronary artery (RCA).
CAG findings [Figure 1]c,[Figure 1]d,[Figure 1]e showed a 30% stenosis in the proximal left anterior descending artery, a 30-40% stenosis in the proximal left circumflex artery, and one patent stent in mid-RCA with mild in-stent neointimal hyperplasia.
Coronary angiography was performed; proximal and mid portions of LAD had plaques, mid and distal portions of the circumflex artery had plaques, distal circumflex artery was 30% lesion-obstructed, and proximal RCA was 30%-40% lesion-obstructed.
Main coronary arteries selected are RCA, LAD artery and circumflex artery.
Cardiac coronary angiography was immediately performed, which showed 50% stenosis of the mid-left anterior descending artery (LAD) with a non-occlusive thrombus, and 50% stenosis of the first marginal branch of the left circumflex artery (Figure 2a).
The advocates of the posterior approach believe that most femoral head dislocation fall into the category of the posterior dislocation, in which the simultaneous posterior capsular lancinate usually occurred and the blood supply for the femoral head from the medial femoral circumflex artery would be destroyed.
In a substudy of the FRISC II investigation assessing the potential mechanism for the prognostic capability of troponin, Lindaht et al found that patients with markedly elevated troponin had presented more severe initial electrocardiographic alterations and showed a higher incidence of visible thrombus and complete occlusion of the circumflex artery on coronary angiography14.
An emergency coronarography was immediately performed, registering occlusion of the circumflex artery (RCx) medial segment as the infarct-related artery.
In addition, there was 30% occlusion of the circumflex artery (Cx).