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*  Cardiac catheterization
Values are commonly obtained for the right atrium, right ventricle, pulmonary arteries, and for the pulmonary capillary "wedge ... A thin, flexible wire is inserted into either the femoral artery or the radial artery and threaded toward the heart until it is ... along with pulmonary function testing and other testing should be done to confirm pulmonary hypertension prior to having ... neither the femoral artery nor the radial artery are used. ... The coronary arteries are known as "epicardial vessels" as they ...
*  Pulmonary artery
Pulmonary circuit Transverse section of thorax, showing relations of pulmonary artery. Pulmonary artery Pulmonary artery.Deep ... In order of blood flow, the pulmonary arteries start as the pulmonary trunk or main pulmonary artery. The main pulmonary artery ... The main pulmonary artery splits into the right and the left main pulmonary artery. The left main pulmonary artery is shorter ... The largest pulmonary artery is the main pulmonary artery or pulmonary trunk from the heart, and the smallest ones are the ...
*  Pulmonary artery catheter
In medicine pulmonary artery catheterization (PAC) is the insertion of a catheter into a pulmonary artery. Its purpose is ... pulmonary artery, and the filling pressure ("wedge" pressure) of the left atrium. The pulmonary artery catheter is frequently ... The standard pulmonary artery catheter has two lumens (Swan-Ganz) and is equipped with an inflatable balloon at the tip, which ... The pulmonary artery catheter allows direct, simultaneous measurement of pressures in the right atrium, right ventricle, ...
*  Pulmonary artery sling
... is a rare condition in which the left pulmonary artery anomalously originates from a normally positioned ... right pulmonary artery. The left pulmonary artery arises anterior to the right main bronchus near its origin from the trachea, ... "Pulmonary Artery Sling: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology". 7 January 2017. ...
*  Pulmonary artery banding
... narrowing the diameter of the pulmonary artery to reduce blood flow to the lungs and reduce pulmonary artery pressure. PAB ... The goal of PAB is to reduce pulmonary artery pressure and excess pulmonary blood flow. PAB involves the insertion of a band ... as minimal changes to the diameter of the pulmonary artery can have drastic effects on resistance and blood flow. The pulmonary ... "Mortality of Pulmonary Artery Banding in the Current Era: Recent Mortality of PA Banding." The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 74.4 ...
*  Stenosis of pulmonary artery
Stenosis of the pulmonary artery is a condition where the pulmonary artery is subject to an abnormal constriction (or stenosis ... Both stenosis of the pulmonary artery and pulmonary valve stenosis are causes of pulmonic stenosis. In some cases it is treated ... For peripheral pulmonary artery stenosis in Alagille syndrome". Tex Heart Inst J. 25 (1): 79-82. PMC 325508 . PMID 9566070. ... "Pulmonary Artery Stenosis". Retrieved 2009-01-18. Saidi AS, Kovalchin JP, Fisher DJ, Ferry GD, Grifka RG (1998). "Balloon ...
*  Opening of the pulmonary artery
The opening of the pulmonary artery (or trunk) is circular in form, and situated at the summit of the conus arteriosus, close ... It is placed above and to the left of the atrioventricular opening, and is guarded by the pulmonary semilunar valves. Pulmonary ...
*  Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery
... (ALCAPA or Bland-White-Garland syndrome or White-Garland syndrome) is ... "Anomalous left coronary artery from the pulmonary artery". A.D.A.M. Medical Encyclopedia. Retrieved June 9, 2012. Crawford, ... branches off the pulmonary artery instead of the aortic sinus. After birth, the pressure in other coronary arteries (namely the ... This, ultimately, can lead to blood flowing from the RCA into the LCA (retrograde) and into the pulmonary artery, thus forming ...
*  Persistent truncus arteriosus
... one pulmonary artery -> two lateral pulmonary arteries Type II: truncus -> two posterior/posterolateral pulmonary arteries Type ... The pulmonary arteries are then detached from the common artery (truncus arteriosus) and connected to the right ventricle using ... Collett/Edwards Types I, II, and III are distinguished by the branching pattern of the pulmonary arteries: Type I: truncus -> ... P. Pulmonary artery. Truncus arteriosus (embryology) Patent ductus arteriosus Barata IA (August 2013). "Cardiac emergencies". ...
*  Cardiac output
... knowledge of the pulmonary artery catheter. Pulmonary Artery Catheter Study Group". JAMA. 264 (22): 2928-32. doi:10.1001/jama. ... The pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) introduced to clinical practice in 1970, also known as the Swan-Ganz catheter, provides ... The average velocity in a vessel, i.e., the aorta or the pulmonary artery, is quantified by measuring the average signal ... Phillips, Robert A.; Hood, Sally G.; Jacobson, Beverley M.; West, Malcolm J.; Wan, Li; May, Clive N. (2012). "Pulmonary Artery ...
*  Beh├žet's disease
Nodules, consolidations, cavities and ground glass lesions are common in patients with pulmonary involvement. Pulmonary artery ... and in severe cases can be life-threatening if the outlet pulmonary artery develops an aneurysm which ruptures causing severe ...
*  Acute liver failure
Pulmonary artery catheterization should be considered. Hypotension should be treated preferentially with fluids, but systemic ... Pulmonary edema and pulmonary infections are commonly seen in patients with ALF. Mechanical ventilation may be required. ... Pulmonary complications occur in up to 50% of patients. Severe lung injury and hypoxemia result in high mortality. Most cases ... Pulmonary haemorrhage, pleural effusions, atelectasis, and intrapulmonary shunts also contribute to respiratory difficulty. In ...
*  Raja M. Flores
Flores, RM (Feb 2011). "Reply to difference in outcome in the transection of the pulmonary artery and vein". J Thorac ... Garcia, A; Byrne, JG; Bueno, R; Flores, RM (Dec 2008). "Aneurysm of the main pulmonary artery". Ann Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 14 ...
*  Lung allocation score
... systolic pressure of the pulmonary artery; mean pressure of the pulmonary artery (only required of sarcoidosis patients); ... cystic fibrosis Pulmonary Fibrosis, etc.); age of the patient; body mass index; presence or absence of diabetes mellitus; ... pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCW pressure); flow rate of supplemental oxygen required at rest; distance walked in six ... article on page 7 of the Winter 2007 Pathlight newsletter of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. Grady, Denise: "Updated ...
*  Patent ductus arteriosus
The pulmonary artery is not seen. An echocardiogram of a coiled persisting ductus arteriosus: One can see the aortic arch, the ... In the developing fetus, the DA is the vascular connection between the pulmonary artery and the aortic arch that allows most of ... to the pulmonary artery. If this shunt is substantial, the neonate becomes short of breath: the additional fluid returning to ... the blood flow is from the higher-pressure aorta to the now lower-pressure pulmonary arteries. In normal newborns, the DA is ...
*  Anaesthetic technician
Swan-Ganz pulmonary artery catheter insertion and monitoring. Intra-operative blood salvage setup, operating and monitoring. ...
*  Willis J. Potts
... to the nearby artery that sent blood to the lungs (the pulmonary artery). In 1946, Potts and Smith devised an operation for ... The surgery involved making a tiny incision in the aorta and a tiny incision in the pulmonary artery and then sewing the two ... In 1953, Potts was the first surgeon to successfully repair a pulmonary artery sling, an abnormality in which the lung blood ... In addition, Potts performed the first successful repair of a cardiovascular abnormality known as a pulmonary artery sling. He ...
*  Ascending aorta
... common to it and the pulmonary artery. The ascending aorta is covered at its commencement by the trunk of the pulmonary artery ... with the pulmonary artery. The only branches of the ascending aorta are the two coronary arteries which supply the heart; they ... it rests upon the left atrium and right pulmonary artery. On the right side, it is in relation with the superior vena cava and ...
*  Prostacyclin
It is used to treat pulmonary artery hypertension. Prostacyclin, which has a half-life of 42 seconds, is broken down into 6- ... In patients with pulmonary hypertension, inhaled epoprostenol reduces pulmonary pressure, and improves right ventricular stroke ... in pulmonary hypertension. in primary pulmonary hypertension (PPH) The drug is clear with a pH of 10. Its production is ... Prostacyclin is produced in endothelial cells, which line the walls of arteries and veins, from prostaglandin H2 (PGH2) by the ...
*  Tetralogy of Fallot
The procedure involves increasing the size of the pulmonary valve and pulmonary arteries and repairing the ventricular septal ... stenosis of the left pulmonary artery, in 40% a bicuspid pulmonary valve, in 60% right-sided aortic arch, in 25% coronary ... which involved forming a side to end anastomosis between the subclavian artery and the pulmonary artery. This first surgery was ... "Systemic to Pulmonary Artery Shunting for Palliation: - eMedicine". Archived from the original on 2008-12-29. Retrieved 2009-01 ...
*  Carlos Echandi
The bullet perforated his pulmonary artery, killing him. Both doctors' funerals were held the next day in the Metropolitan ...
*  Pericardium
Surrounds heart and bases of pulmonary artery and aorta. Deep to sternum and anterior chest wall. The right phrenic nerve ... Pericardial arteries supply blood to the dorsal portion of the pericardium. Sets heart in mediastinum and limits its motion ... This happens at two areas: where the aorta and pulmonary trunk leave the heart and where the superior vena cava, inferior vena ... cava and pulmonary veins enter the heart. In between the parietal and visceral pericardial layers there is a potential space ...
*  Fikri Alican
"Left Lung Replantation with Immediate Right Pulmonary Artery Ligation". Annals of Surgery. 174 (1): 34-43. doi:10.1097/00000658 ...
*  Thoracic duct
Transverse section of thorax, showing relations of pulmonary artery. The arch of the aorta, and its branches. Deep lymph nodes ... The duct extends vertically in the chest and curves posteriorly to the left carotid artery and left internal jugular vein at ...
*  List of dog diseases
Pulmonary hypertension* is high pressure in the pulmonary artery. In dogs it can be caused by heartworm disease, pulmonary ... Most commonly the narrowing occurs at the pulmonary valve but it can also occur below the valve (subvalvular) or above the ... However, a large defect can result in heart failure or in pulmonary hypertension leading to a right-to-left shunt. Atrial ... In dogs signs of primary pulmonary disease include a cough, fever, weight loss, anorexia, and lethargy. Disseminated disease ...
*  List of ICD-9 codes 390-459: diseases of the circulatory system
Arteriovenous fistula of pulmonary vessels (417.1) Aneurysm of pulmonary artery (417.8) Other specified diseases of pulmonary ... Dissection of carotid artery (443.22) Dissection of iliac artery (443.23) Dissection of renal artery (443.24) Dissection of ... Other chronic pulmonary heart diseases (416.9) Chronic pulmonary heart disease unspecified (417) Other diseases of pulmonary ... Septic pulmonary embolism (415.19) Other pulmonary embolism and infarction (416) Chronic pulmonary heart disease (416.0) ...
*  Transversus thoracis muscle
Transverse section of thorax, showing relations of pulmonary artery. Diagram of the course and branches of a typical ...