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Arteries

Marginal Artery of Colon

The marginal artery of the colon, also known as, the marginal artery of Drummond is a constant arterial circle or passageway created due to the anastomoses of the terminal divisions of the superior mesenteric artery and inferior mesenteric artery throughout the inner border of the colon. Structure

Superior Mesenteric Artery

Origin Superior Mesenteric Artery is a major artery of the abdomen. It appears from the very front of the abdominal aorta supporting the body of pancreas near its neck in the level of L1 vertebra about half inch (1.25 cm) below the origin of coeliac trunk. Course

Common Hepatic Artery

The common hepatic artery is a medium-sized section of the celiac trunk. It splits within its two concluding sections after it travels towards the right, the hepatic artery proper along with the gastroduodenal artery. The hepatic artery proper rises within the free edge of the lesser omentum

Abdominal Aorta

Abdominal Aorta is the main blood vessel in the abdominal cavity. It is the largest blood vessel in the abdomen opposite to the lower border of the T12 vertebra or intervertebral disc between vertebrae T12 and L1 that starts as the continuance of descending thoracic aorta in

Cystic Artery

The cystic artery is part of the components of Calots triangle. Origin and Insertion The cystic artery is the main supply towards the gallbladder. Hepatic artery proper is the extension of the common hepatic artery. On the porta hepatis it produces right and left hepatic arteries. In

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