pulmonary trunk


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Noun1.pulmonary trunk - the artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart and divides into the right and left pulmonary arteriespulmonary trunk - the artery that carries venous blood from the right ventricle of the heart and divides into the right and left pulmonary arteries
arteria pulmonalis, pulmonary artery - one of two arteries (branches of the pulmonary trunk) that carry venous blood from the heart to the lungs
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In addition, the nonmyocardial part of the OFT is septated into the aorta and pulmonary trunk by the aortopulmonary septum, while the main part of the cushion fuses and septates the myocardial portion of the OFT.
Computed tomography (CT) of the thorax shows a large anterior mediastinal mass measuring 5.6cm x 10.7cm x 9.5cm causing compression to the pulmonary trunk and left atrium (Figure 2 a-c).
Solaiman, 47, was diagnosed with a blockage in the pulmonary trunk, the main pulmonary artery that carries deoxygenated blood from the right side of the heart to the lungs.
Solaiman (47), who received treatment under the programme, was diagnosed with a blockage in the pulmonary trunk, the main pulmonary artery that carries deoxygenated blood from the right side of the heart to the lungs.
The vast majority terminate in the right side of the heart (>90%), primarily the right ventricle, right atrium, pulmonary trunk, coronary sinus and, rarely, in the left atrium or left ventricle5-8.
The pulmonary trunk is moved forward into a new position anterior to the aorta and the great arteries are sutured in place.
Owens, "Myocardial ischemia in anomalous origin of the right coronary artery from the pulmonary trunk. Proof of a coronary steal," The American Journal of Cardiology, vol.
The pulmonary trunk was dilated with evidence of a saddle-shaped central filling defect seen at the bifurcation of the right and left main pulmonary arteries extending to their lobar and segmental branches bilaterally (Figures 1(a), 1(b), 1(c), and 1(d)).
Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) is a narrowing of the aorta located frequently near the ligamentum arteriosum, a remnant of fetal circulation between the aorta and the pulmonary trunk distal to the left origin of the subclavian artery.
PAIS involves the pulmonary trunk or proximal pulmonary arteries and exhibits clinical similarities to chronic pulmonary artery thromboembolism (CPTE), including dyspnea, chest pain, and hemosputum.
We conducted magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the thorax, which confirmed the presence of the cystic lesion within the right pulmonary trunk extending to the right lower lobe, showing low signal intensity on T1 and high intensity on T2 images with septation (see Figures 4 and 5).

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