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Arteries

Lumbar Artery

They travel laterally as well as posteriorly above the bodies of the lumbar vertebrae, proceed laterally, going posterior towards the sympathetic trunks and in between the transverse processes of surrounding lumbar vertebrae, and also reach the abdominal wall. There are generally four sets of lumbar arteries emerging

Celiac Trunk (Coeliac Artery/ Trunk, Celiac Artery)

It arises from the front of the abdominal aorta directly under the aortic opening of the diaphragm at the level of the intervertebral disc between T12 and LI vertebrae. It is a short, broad vessel (1.25 cm long). Origins It travels forward and somewhat towards the right

Arcuate Arteries (Kidneys)

These arteries are on the medullocortical junction, where they create a vascular cap above the convex side of the bases of the pyramids. While altogether staying in the similar arcuate plane alongside the surface of the kidney, they subdivide within various sections. These divisions are often referred

Left Colic Artery

The left colic artery is a branch of the inferior mesenteric artery that runs to the left behind the peritoneum and in front of the psoas major muscle. It supplies blood to the descending colon. Origin and Pathway Generally the left colic artery begins from the inferior

Right Colic Artery

The right colic artery emerge either straight via the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) or, more frequently, a common origin from the SMA that it shares with the ileocolic artery. Insertion The right colic artery is the second of the three sections via the right side of the

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