Bronchial artery arising from the left vertebral artery: case report and review of the literature.


Journal Article

Knowledge of bronchial artery anatomy, including the possible locations of anomalous origin, is essential for complete catheter directed embolization for massive hemoptysis. Undetected anomalous bronchial arteries can be a source of failed bronchial artery embolization. We report a case of a common trunk bronchial artery arising from the left vertebral artery and review standard and variant bronchial artery anatomy.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Amrhein, TJ; Kim, C; Smith, TP; Washington, L

Published Date

  • 2011

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 1 /

Start / End Page

  • 62 -

PubMed ID

  • 22267997

Pubmed Central ID

  • 22267997

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2156-5597

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4103/2156-7514.91135


  • eng

Conference Location

  • India