iliolumbar artery


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Noun1.iliolumbar artery - an artery that originates in the internal iliac artery and supplies the pelvic muscles and bones
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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Based on these studies, due to the wide range of possible arterial origins that include: common iliac artery (40 %), median sacral artery (2.9 %), internal iliac artery (1.94 %), external iliac artery (0.97 %), iliolumbar artery (2.9 %) and phrenic artery (0.97 %).
After multidisciplinary agreement, the patient underwent urgent Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA) that confirmed the three points of bleeding described on CT, that is, gluteal artery, iliolumbar artery, and lumbar arteries (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)).
Color Doppler ultrasound scanning is able to disclose the dilation and distortion of the uterine artery and peritumoral arterial branches, vascular dysplasia, as well as abnormally rich intratumoral and peritumoral blood flows.14 By reducing blood flow, UAE only induces UF necrosis other than massive necrosis of the uterus, mainly because UF cells cannot endure ischemia and hypoxia as effectively as normal uterine smooth muscle cells do owing to active division.15 In the meantime, the uterus escapes from massive necrosis due to blood supply from abundant pelvic collateral circulation and vascular network, together with the traffic branch of iliolumbar artery, ovarian artery, vaginal artery and sacral artery.