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Demonstration of the nasal septal branches of the sphenopalatine artery by use of a new intravascular injection method.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8604895     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We injected a new injection material into the external carotid artery using a new method, which led to the successful demonstration of the nasal septal branches of the sphenopalatine artery in human cadavers. The result shows the trunk of the artery divided into three main branches, the upper two of which run toward Little's area. We believe that the knowledge of septal branches, shown in a photograph, is very useful, not only for nasal treatment, but also for anatomic demonstration to students.
M Fujii; N Goto; K Shimada; H Moriyama; K Kikuchi; A Kida
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology     Volume:  105     ISSN:  0003-4894     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Otol. Rhinol. Laryngol.     Publication Date:  1996 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-05-10     Completed Date:  1996-05-10     Revised Date:  2006-05-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0407300     Medline TA:  Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  309-11     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Anatomy, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Coloring Agents
Epistaxis / etiology,  pathology,  therapy
Injections, Intra-Arterial / methods*
Maxillary Artery / anatomy & histology*
Middle Aged
Nasal Septum / blood supply*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Coloring Agents; 0/Polyvinyls; 67-56-1/Methanol; 9003-20-7/polyvinyl acetate

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