Where is the Hypogastric artery?
Keeping this in view, where is the iliac artery located in the body?
In human anatomy, the iliac arteries are three arteries located in the region of the ilium in the pelvis: Common iliac artery – forms at terminus of the aorta. External iliac artery – forms when the common iliac artery bifurcates, continues as the femoral artery at the inguinal ligament.
Subsequently, question is, what is Hypogastric artery ligation? Hypogastric artery ligation for severe hemorrhage in obstetric patients. Ligation of the hypogastric arteries (HAL) was first introduced into surgery by the end of the 19(th) century to control intractable hemorrhage from the uterus of women with advanced cervical cancer.
Consequently, where does the Hypogastric vein receive blood from?
The internal iliac vein (hypogastric vein) begins near the upper part of the greater sciatic foramen, passes upward behind and slightly medial to the internal iliac artery and, at the brim of the pelvis, joins with the external iliac vein to form the common iliac vein.
How do you remember the branches of the internal iliac artery?
Branches of internal iliac artery (mnemonic)
- I: iliolumbar artery.
- L: lateral sacral artery.
- G: gluteal (superior and inferior) arteries.
- P: (internal) pudendal artery.
- I: inferior vesical (vaginal in females) artery, and superior vesical artery.
- M: middle rectal artery.
- V: vaginal artery (females only)
- O: obturator artery.