hepatic artery

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Related to hepatic artery: splenic artery, hepatic portal vein, gastric artery
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Noun1.hepatic artery - arteries that supply the liverhepatic artery - arteries that supply the liver  
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
liver - large and complicated reddish-brown glandular organ located in the upper right portion of the abdominal cavity; secretes bile and functions in metabolism of protein and carbohydrate and fat; synthesizes substances involved in the clotting of the blood; synthesizes vitamin A; detoxifies poisonous substances and breaks down worn-out erythrocytes
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Hepatic artery thrombosis and infarction: Evolution of the ultrasound appearances in liver transplant recipients.
A microcatheter is necessary owing to the small calibre of the hepatic artery.
Consequently, by using embolizing material to selectively embolize blood vessels in the hepatic artery, selective necrosis can be more effectively induced at the tumor site.
Clinical utility of micro-bubble contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the diagnosis of hepatic artery occlusion after liver transplantation.
The pathogenesis of biliary atresia: a morphological study of the hepatobiliary system and the hepatic artery.
During the experiments, the TMMCs injected into the bloodstream were guided through the hepatic artery to the targeted part of the liver where the drug was progressively released.
A catheter is inserted through a tiny incision in the groin and threaded through the arteries until it reaches the hepatic artery, one of two blood vessels feeding the liver.
The Republic of Ireland centre-back had to undergo life-saving surgery in May after rupturing the hepatic artery close to his liver following a collision in a practice game.
There was also significant supply seen from a branch of the left hepatic artery, as well as intercostal arteries and the left internal mammary artery.
6 litres of blood after rupturing his hepatic artery in a collision with Irish Amateur team goalkeeper Adrian Walsh last Friday evening, and came within seconds of death.
His father travelled in the ambulance from Gannon Park in Malahide to the Mater Hospital, where it was discovered he had ruptured his hepatic artery.
He had a hole in the left hepatic artery that was leaking.