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Flashcards in Blood Supply to Abdominal Organs Deck (4):
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What are the characteristics of the Jejunum in terms of Vascularity, Vasa Recta, and Arcades?

Vascularity: Greater
Vasa Recta: Long
Arcades: A few large loops

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What are the characteristics in terms of Vascularity, Vasa Recta, and Arcades of the Ileum?

Vascularity: Less
Vasa Recta: Short
Arcades: Many short loops

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What are the two types of Portosystemic Shunts?

1) Connection of the portal V. to the IVC
2) Splenic V. to the Renal V.

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What are some of the characteristics of the Renal Vein Entrapment Syndrome (Nutcracker Syndrome)?

Left Renal V.; anterior to Aorta and posterior to SMA
2) SMA downward traction can compress the left Renal V. & 3rd part of the duodenum
Symptoms: Hematuria, Proteinuira, Left flank or abdominal pain, N/V, and left testicular pain