innominate artery


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innominate artery

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Noun1.innominate artery - a large artery arising from the arch of the aorta and divides into the right subclavian artery and the right common carotid artery; supplies the right side of the neck and head and the right shoulder and arm
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
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Hemorrhage most frequently found from wound edges, followed by anterior jugular veins and innominate artery. These types of bleeding were evident after the procedure and most commonly after first post-operative day.
The innominate artery (IA), left carotid artery (LCA), and left subclavian artery (LSCA) were mobilized.
Aberrant innominate artery may complicate a potentially safe surgery.
This could be because of the anatomical characteristics that the left subclavian artery, delivering the blood from the heart to left arm, and common carotid artery, delivering the blood from the heart to the brain, emerge separately from the aortic arch on the left side of the body while the right subclavian artery, delivering the blood from the heart to the right arm, and right common carotid artery, delivering the blood from the heart to the brain, split from the innominate artery at the neck (Figure 6).
The patient underwent modified BT shunt with a 3.5 mm Gore-Tex shunt anastomosing the innominate artery to the main pulmonary artery.
Perfusion was discontinued and the heart was excised by dividing the aorta distal to the innominate artery, the inferior vena cava being transected on the diaphragm and the superior vena cava at the level of the azygos vein.
Life-threatening structures that may be affected include the pharynx; esophagus; trachea; thyroid gland; innominate artery; brachiocephalic vein; subclavian artery and vein; common, internal, and external carotid arteries; jugular vein; and vertebral artery (3).
It also revealed right coronary to be the dominant coronary artery, common origin of left common carotid and right innominate artery and ascending aortic aneurysm extending until the left subclavian artery.
In addition, all the lymphatic tissue from the carotid and innominate artery towards the midline was cleared out.
The branches arising were (1) the left innominate artery, (2) the right carotid artery, and (3) the right subclavian artery.