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The right bronchial artery
  1. Hilel Nathan,
  2. Ruben Orda,
  3. Michel Barkay
  1. Department of Anatomy and Anthropology, Tel-Aviv University Medical School, Tel-Hashomer Government Hospital, Israel

    Anatomical considerations and surgical approach


    The precise course and relations of the right bronchial artery are presented with an emphasis on the characteristic parallelism between the arches of this artery and the azygos vein. The technique for an easy surgical approach to the bronchial artery is described. Various pathological conditions involving this artery are discussed in relation to possible surgical applications.

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