gastric artery

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Related to gastric artery: arteria gastrica dextra
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Noun1.gastric artery - the arteries that supply the walls of the stomach
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
ateria gastrica dextra, right gastric artery - a branch of the hepatic artery that supplies the pyloric portion of the stomach on the lesser curvature
arteria gastrica sinistra, left gastric artery - a branch of the celiac artery that supplies the lesser curvature of the stomach and the abdominal part of the esophagus
arteria gastrica breves, short gastric artery, vasa brevis - several small arteries branching off of the splenic artery and going to the greater curvature of the stomach
stomach, tum, tummy, breadbasket - an enlarged and muscular saclike organ of the alimentary canal; the principal organ of digestion
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In order to suppress production of ghrelin, interventional radiologists embolize the gastric artery, the main artery that supplies blood to the stomach.
That procedure, called left gastric artery embolisation, may just be the next big thing in the fight against obesity.
Washington, March 8 ( ANI ): A first-in-human study has shown that gastric artery chemical embolization is safe and effective for obesity treatment.
Urgent angiography of the left gastric artery revealed extravasation of contrast material from the gastric body (Figure 1).
7%) suffered from gastrointestinal ulceration, which can occur when some microspheres inadvertently pass into a gastric artery.
The reason for the predominance of location at this site is that the submucosal arteries in the lesser curvature are direct branches of the left gastric artery, whereas in the rest of the stomach, the submucosal vessels are of much smaller caliber because of their serial branching.