iliac iliac

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the ilium

Usage(s):

  1. Instead, the pellet turned downward, worked into the left iliac artery, then the left femoral.
  2. Its shorter branch was joined to the right iliac artery, and a longer branch on the left extended down into the thigh.
  3. Doctors also bypass blockages by grafting sections of an abdominal artery around narrowed branches of the iliac artery that lead to the penis.

News

  • Surgery Recommended for Severely Blocked or Narrowed Iliac Arteries

    The Journal of Endovascular Therapy features an article which analyzed over 5000 studies to decide which of two options, open bypass surgery or endovascular repair, is preferable for treating severe cases of Aortoiliac occlusive disease (AIOD). The authors concluded that AIOD should be tackled through surgery because five years after treatment, patients who had undergone surgery had fewer issues ...
    on August 8, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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