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Arterial Anatomy for Prostatic Artery Embolization

  • Mohammed M. Hoque
  • Kent Andrew Cabatingan
  • Sameer Mittal
  • Andrew Picel
  • Ari J. Isaacson
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Abstract

The variants associated with prostatic artery anatomy add to the challenge associated with PAE. Therefore, it is important to be familiar with the internal iliac branching patterns and the typical courses of the branches. The prostatic artery can arise from any branch of the internal iliac artery, but it most commonly arises from the internal pudendal artery, the obturator artery, or the anterior division itself.

Keywords

Prostatic artery Anatomy Internal iliac artery Prostatic artery classification 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammed M. Hoque
    • 1
  • Kent Andrew Cabatingan
    • 1
  • Sameer Mittal
    • 1
  • Andrew Picel
    • 2
  • Ari J. Isaacson
    • 3
  1. 1.Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of RadiologyUniversity of North CarolinaChapel HillUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyStanford UniversityStanfordUSA
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyUniversity of North Carolina, School of MedicineChapel HillUSA

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