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Arteries

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

Left Colic Vein

The left colic vein is created from numerous tributaries, consisting of ascending along with descending sections that represent likewise titled arteries. The left colic vein generally is located superior to its matching artery, and also has a smaller route since the inferior mesenteric vein is located lateral

Middle Colic Artery

The middle colic artery mostly supplies the transverse colon and is a branch of the superior mesenteric artery. It emerges just below the pancreas. Middle colic artery travels inferiorly and anteriorly and also splits into left and right sections between the layers of the transverse mesocolon. The

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

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