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Oxygenated blood travels through...

The renal arteries, enters the renal hilum, then into segmental branches and then to the interlobar arteries. Branches of to arcuate arteries.
Arcuate branches into interlobular arteries, and into afferent arterioles, which carry blood into the glomerulus.

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Interlobar arteries branch into

Arcuate arteries

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Renal veins

Exit kidney at the hilum.
Connects to lateral aspect of IVC

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Left renal vein

Travels across abd.
Between SMA and aorta
Longer than R renal vein

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Right renal artery

Travels posterior to IVC
Longer than L renal vein

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Renal arteries

Branches of the aorta.
Located just below the SMA