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1

What vertebral level are the renal arteries given off?

L2

2

What happens to the renal arteries at the hilum of the kidney?

They segment

3

How many segmental branches are there?

5/6

4

What do the segmental arteries then branch to become?

Interlobar arteries

5

What do the interlobar arteries become?

Arcuate arteries

6

What do the arcuate arteries become?

Cortical radiate arteries

7

What do the cortical radiate arteries become?

Afferent arterioles - They enter the glomerulus and are filtered in the glomerular capillaries

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9

What vein is shown here and what does it drain into?

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Left gonadal vein

- Drains into left renal vein

10

Where does the right gonadal vein drain into?

IVC

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