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Pericardial Artery

Summary Information: Pericardial Artery

Pericardial Artery: The pericardial artery is a major systemic artery that branches off from the thoracic aorta in the thorax. The pericardial artery supplies vital oxygenated blood and nutrients to the pericardium. Blood flows from the left ventricle of the heart into the ascending aorta and aortic arch then into the thoracic aorta and into the pericardial artery.

Conditions that can afflict the pericardial artery include diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, occlusion, aneurysm, thrombosis, embolism, atherosclerosis, and trauma.

Closely Related Organs: Pericardial Artery

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Pericardial Artery

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Pericardial Artery

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