Left anterior descending artery to pulmonary artery fistula: a rare cause of cardiac arrest.
Summary of "Left anterior descending artery to pulmonary artery fistula: a rare cause of cardiac arrest."
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Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Euromedica-Geniki Kliniki, Gravias 2, Thessaloniki 54645, Greece.
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- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20850985
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejcts.2010.08.020
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The artery supplying nearly all the left half of the transverse colon, the whole of the descending colon, the sigmoid colon, and the greater part of the rectum. It is smaller than the superior mesenteric artery (MESENTERIC ARTERY, SUPERIOR) and arises from the aorta above its bifurcation into the common iliac arteries.
NECROSIS occurring in the ANTERIOR CEREBRAL ARTERY system, including branches such as Heubner's artery. These arteries supply blood to the medial and superior parts of the CEREBRAL HEMISPHERE, Infarction in the anterior cerebral artery usually results in sensory and motor impairment in the lower body.
Artery formed by the bifurcation of the internal carotid artery (CAROTID ARTERY, INTERNAL). Branches of the anterior cerebral artery supply the CAUDATE NUCLEUS; INTERNAL CAPSULE; PUTAMEN; SEPTAL NUCLEI; GYRUS CINGULI; and surfaces of the FRONTAL LOBE and PARIETAL LOBE.