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1

Where does the Superior mesenteric artery arise?

behind the neck o f the pancreas
From aorta

2

What are the branches of the Superior mesenteric artery?

Inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery
Middle colic
Right colic
ileocolic
intestinal artery

3

What are the branches of the Middle colic Artery?

Right branch ( ana. with right colic)
left branch (ana. with ascending branch of left colic)

4

Where is the middle colic artery?

enters the transverse mesocolon and divides into the right and left branches

5

What artery does the Right colic artery ana. with?

Right branch of middle colic artery.
Ascending colic artery

6

Which organ does the Right colic artery serve?

Ascending colon

7

What are the branches of the Ileocolic artery?

Ascending colic artery (Ana. right colic)
anterior/posterior cecal artery
appendicular arteries
ileal branches

8

What are the branches of the inferior messenteric artery?

left colic
sigmoid
superior rectal arteries

9

What is the path of the left colic artery?

Behind perotoneum into descending colon

10

What are the branches of the left colic artery?

Ascending branch (ana. left branch of middle colic)
Descending branch

11

What is the path of the sigmoid arteries?

run in the mesenteries of the sigmoid colon
divides into the ascending and descending

12

What is the path of the superior rectal artery?

Termination of the inferior mesentery artery
divides into two branches in rectum
goes into pelvis and anastamose with the middle and inferior recta arteries