Flashcards in Aorta Deck (58)
What is the most common descriptive word for the splenic artery?
What is the first branch of the aorta seen with US?
Which vessel is usually hard to see when looking at the transverse prox AO?
Left Gastric Artery
What vessel originates from the celiac axis and is very tortuous?
What is the name of the vessel that comes off the celiac axis and is not usually seen with US?
Left gastric artery
The name of the vessel on the anterior border of the pancreas is the
What are the two branches of the common hepatic artery?
Proper Hepatic Artery and Gastroduodenal Artery
T or F? Another name for the adrenal arteries is gonadal arteries.
What vessel courses between the SMA and the AO?
Left renal vein
The renal arteries are best seen on what scan plane?
What is the relationship of the SMA to the celiac axis?
The two main anatomy structures that the SMA and IMA feed are the
Colon and intestines
What is the name of the most inferior artery that branches off the aorta?
What are the three vessels that branch off the celiac axis?
Splenic artery, common hepatic artery, left gastric artery.
When does the thoracic aorta become the abdominal aorta?
As it passes posteriorly to the diaphragm
What does the left gastric artery supply?
The left side of the lesser curvature of the stomach
The left gastric artery courses ______ and to the ______, and doubles back to supply the left side of the lesser curvature of the stomach.
The splenic artery supplies the (3)
Spleen, pancreas, left side of the greater curvature of the stomach
The splenic artery courses _____ to the _____ with a slight _____ to _____ angulation.
Horizontally, left, inferior-to-superior
The CHA courses _____ to the _____ and branches into the _____ and the _____.
Horizontally, right, gastroduodenal artery, proper hepatic artery
The GDA courses _____ and supplies the _____ and the _____.
Inferiorly, right side of the greater curvature of the stomach, pancreatic duodenal area
The proper hepatic artery courses _____ and branches into the _____, _____, and _____ _____ _____ which supply the _____.
Superiorly, right, middle, left hepatic arteries, liver
The right hepatic artery branches into the _____, which feeds the _____.
Cystic artery, gallbladder
Suprarenal arteries are also called
Suprarenal arteries branch from the _____ aspect of the _____, from the level of the _____ and _____, and course _____ to the adrenal glands.
Lateral, aorta, celiac axis, SMA, horizontally
The SMA is _____ to the celiac axis and courses _____ and _____ and divides into several arteries that supply the largest portion of the _____ and the _____, and part of the _____.
Inferior, anterior, inferior, small intestine, ascending colon, transverse colon
Which renal artery has the longer course and why?
Right renal artery, bc the AO sits on the left side.
The renal arteries branch ____ and supply the ____
The right renal artery courses _____ to the IVC to reach the right kidney.