pulmonary artery


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pulmonary artery

n.
An artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.

pulmonary artery

n
(Anatomy) either of the two arteries that convey oxygen-depleted blood from the heart to the lungs

pul′monary ar′tery


n.
one of a pair of arteries conveying venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.

pulmonary artery

An artery that carries blood with low levels of oxygen from the right ventricle of the heart to the lungs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pulmonary artery - one of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungspulmonary artery - one of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungs
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
pulmonary trunk, truncus pulmonalis - the artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart and divides into the right and left pulmonary arteries
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pulmonary artery

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Occasionally, IPAP perforation due to Swan-Ganz catheter can occur during cardiac surgery, in these cases parenchymal resection and pulmonary artery repair is crucial.
Anomalous left coronary artery originating from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) is a rare coronary artery anomaly that affects 1 in 300 000 live births.
Since the left coronary artery appeared to originate from the pulmonary artery (figure 2), ALCAPA syndrome was considered in the patient and cardiac catheterization and angiography were decided to be performed.
Both of these conditions show evidence of severe PAH with an elevated resting mean pulmonary artery pressure [greater than or equal to] 25 mm Hg and pulmonary artery occlusion pressure [less than or equal to] 15 mm Hg (2).
Echocardiography and cardiac computed tomography angiography were ordered to evaluate patency of his cardiovascular structures, given his history of congenital heart disease, prior pulmonary artery stenosis requiring arterioplasty, retained epicardial lead, and the symptoms described.
Anomalous origin of the left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery (ALCAPA) syndrome, also known as Bland-White-Garland syndrome
CT angiography of the chest revealed a 2 cm oval aneurysm of the right upper lobe posterior segment pulmonary artery.
As with pulmonary artery aneurysm (PAA), a combination of cyclophosphamide and methylprednisolone is most frequently prescribed for patients with severe vasculitis, but in patients with BD, the PAA may become smaller or disappear with medical treatment.
Colored Doppler echocardiography revealed enlarged, reverse flow into the pulmonary artery and two dimensional examination afterwards revealed that this was the left coronary artery and was divided into two branches as left anterior artery and "circumflex" artery.
Inflammatory pulmonary artery aneurysms (PAA) are uncommon complications of pulmonary inflammation and sepsis (1).

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