Macroscopic anatomy of the bronchial arteries.

@article{Kasai1979MacroscopicAO,
  title={Macroscopic anatomy of the bronchial arteries.},
  author={Tatsuya Kasai and Shoji Chiba},
  journal={Anatomischer Anzeiger},
  year={1979},
  volume={145 2},
  pages={
          166-81
        }
}
Exact and detailed findings concerning a macroscopic anatomy of the bronchial arteries have not been presented. Moreover, positional relations of this artery to the adjacent organs had mostly been neglected, which offered an important key to identify the aberrant vessel in some cardiac malformations. The authors dissected the bronchial arteries from their origin to the pulmonary hilus in 40 Jpanese adult cadavers. Against the descriptions of textbooks of anatomy, 2 right and 2 left arteries in… CONTINUE READING

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