Flashcards in Vasculature Anatomy Of The Kidneys Deck (6)
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.
Interlobar arteries branch into
Exit kidney at the hilum.
Connects to lateral aspect of IVC
Left renal vein
Travels across abd.
Between SMA and aorta
Longer than R renal vein
Right renal artery
Travels posterior to IVC
Longer than L renal vein