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8 08, 2018

Superior Gluteal Artery

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T11:22:04+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

The superior gluteal artery emerges via the posterior trunk of the internal iliac artery inside the pelvic cavity. It exits the pelvic cavity along with the superior gluteal nerve via the greater sciatic foramen over the piriformis muscle. Inside the gluteal region, it splits in a superficial branch as well as a deep branch: The [...]

8 08, 2018

Inferior Mesenteric Artery

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T08:47:05+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

Origin The Inferior Mesenteric Artery originates from the very front of the abdominal aorta behind the third (horizontal) part of the duodenum at the level of L3 vertebra, about 3-4 cm above the end point (bifurcation) of the abdominal aorta. Course And Branches After appearing from the aorta, it runs downward and to the left [...]

8 08, 2018

Superior Rectal Artery

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T08:37:29+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

The superior rectal artery normally proceeds in order to arrive at the behind the upper third of the rectum. At this moment, it splits into two vessels, adjacent to the lower portion of the pouch of Douglas as well as opposite the layer of S3. The bigger right section supplies the posterior along with lateral [...]

8 08, 2018

Obturator Artery

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-09-11T05:23:54+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

The Obturator Artery originates from the anterior section of internal iliac artery in the pelvis. Through the obturator canal, it enters the adductor compartment of thigh. It divides into the medial and the lateral branches just outside the obturator canal. The acetabular branch that enters the acetabulum through the gap between acetabular notch and transverse [...]

8 08, 2018

Umbilical Artery

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T08:45:41+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

In basic terms, the umbilical cord is an evolving fetus's lifeline. It is a versatile, tube-like construct which links a fetus to the mother's placenta. The placenta is an organ connected to the uterine wall which, in turn, links to the mother's blood supply. Umbilical Artery Origin The umbilical artery stems via the [...]

8 08, 2018

Internal Iliac Artery

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-09-12T06:42:07+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

The internal iliac artery is the primary artery of the pelvis. It supplies the pelvic wall, pelvic viscera, perineum, reprodductive organs, medial portion of thigh and buttocks. Internal Iliac Artery Origin The internal iliac artery emerges anterior to the sacroiliac joint via the common iliac artery. It is slimmer compared to the external [...]

8 08, 2018

Arcuate Arteries (Uterus)

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T08:40:32+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

The uterine blood circulation is specifically crucial for the menstrual cycle and pregnancy. A uterine artery emerges out of each internal iliac artery and travels via the broad ligament towards the uterus. It produces numerous divisions that perforate in the myometrium and create arcuate arteries. Insertion, Relations and Pathway Mucosa Each arcuate artery travels within [...]

8 08, 2018

Arteries of Pelvis

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T11:11:20+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

The Arteries that supply to pelvis are - superior rectal, internal iliac, median sacral, and ovarian. Superior Rectal Artery It’s the primary/main artery of the rectum and supplies whole mucous membrane up to the anal valves, and the musculature of the upper part of the rectum. It’s the continuance of the inferior mesenteric artery (at the pelvic [...]

8 08, 2018

Common Iliac Arteries

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T08:49:32+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

Common Iliac Arteries The aorta terminates at the fourth vertebra of the lumbar spine. Over there it splits within the right as well as left common iliac arteries. These two particular arteries travel down as well as to every side of the body for approximately five centimeters to the edges of the pelvis. [...]

8 08, 2018

Dorsal Artery of the Penis

By Dr. Joseph H Volker | 2018-08-30T08:54:02+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Anatomy, Arteries, Pelvis|0 Comments

Dorsal artery of penis Origin The dorsal artery of the penis is the extension of the internal pudendal artery. It perforates the anterior as well as superficial layer of the urogenital diaphragm near to the arcuate pubic ligament. It then enter in between the two layers of the suspensory ligament of the penis, [...]