Randall R. De Martino R. R. De Martino, MD, MS (*) . marginal artery of Drummond is formed by the arterial network from the ileocolic to the superior rectal. Griffiths’ point is defined as the site of (a) communication of the ascending left colic artery with the marginal artery of Drummond, and (b) anastomotic bridging. English Translation, Synonyms, Definitions and Usage Examples of Spanish Word ‘arteria marginal del colon’.

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A horseshoe kidneya common 1 in anomaly of the kidneys, will be positioned below the IMA. Inferior mesenteric artery labeled at center.

Inferior mesenteric artery – Wikipedia

This page was last edited on 30 Novemberat Views Read Edit View history. Pancreatic branches greater dorsal Short gastrics Left gastroepiploic.

The SMA is the artery to the midgut. Log in Sign up. Inferior epigastric Corona mortis Deep circumflex iliac Femoral see arteries of lower limbs. Anatomical terminology [ edit on Wikidata ]. Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for arteries and inguinal canal. Arcuate Vaginal branches Ovarian branches Tubal branches Spiral. The artery is named after Sir David Drummondan English physician.

The territory of distribution of the IMA is more or less equivalent to the embryonic hindgut.

Inferior mesenteric artery

Frontal view of the abdominal aorta and the territory supplied by the inferior mesenteric artery. Human embryo of six weeks.


It then enters the upper portion of the small bowel mesentery and runs along the root of the mesentery downwards to the right. Accompanying of sciatic nerve Cruciate anastomosis. It emerges anterior to the uncinate process of the pancreas and crosses anterior to the third part of the duodenum.

Drummodn portion of the sympathetic trunk, with the celiac plexus and hypogastric plexus. This artery is ddummond low in the mesentery, near the root.

Arteria sinuosa del colon: su importancia en la circulacion colateral intestinal.

Posterior abdominal wall, after removal of the ce, showing kidneys, suprarenal capsules, and great vessels. Its relationship to arteriosclerotic stenoses and low flow states is discussed. Internal iliac Posterior surface Iliolumbar Lumbar branch Iliac branch. To quiz yourself on this article, log in to see multiple choice questions.

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Loading Stack – 0 images remaining. All these arterial branches further divide into arcades which then supply the colon at regular intervals. Accompanying of sciatic nerve Cruciate anastomosis. Lumbar branch Iliac branch. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Abdominal part of digestive tube and its attachment to the primitive or common mesentery. It is upon this critical point at the splenic flexure that collateral circulation between the superior mesenteric artery and the marginal artery branch of the inferior mesenteric artery supplying the descending colon is dependent.


Along with branches of the internal iliac arteriesalso known as Cherbanyk’s arteries, it is usually sufficiently large to supply the oxygenated blood to the large intestine covered by the inferior drukmond artery and is a reason that in erummond aortic aneurysm repair the inferior mesenteric artery does not have to be re-implanted re-attached into the repaired abdominal aorta. The inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery also supplies the head of the pancreas. From this marginal artery, straight vessels also known as vasa recta pass to the colon.

This includes particularly assessment of atherosclerotic changes at or near the ostia of the major visceral arteries and the vascular arrangement at Griffiths’ point. Testicular artery Ovarian artery. Inferior mesenteric artery labeled at bottom right.

The IMA branches off the anterior surface of the abdominal aorta below the renal artery branch points, and approximately midway between these and the aortic bifurcation into the common iliac arteriesL3 vertebral level.

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