short gastric artery

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Related to Short gastric arteries: supraduodenal artery, posterior gastric artery
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Noun1.short gastric artery - several small arteries branching off of the splenic artery and going to the greater curvature of the stomachshort gastric artery - several small arteries branching off of the splenic artery and going to the greater curvature of the stomach
arteria gastrica, gastric artery - the arteries that supply the walls of the stomach
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Suggested collateral pathways in cases of splenic artery thrombosis include anastomosis between the right gastroepiploic artery (from the gastroduodenal artery) and left gastroepiploic artery (from the splenic artery) on the greater curvature of the stomach and gastric branches of the left gastric artery and short gastric arteries (9).
Lymph node stations (Japanese Classification of Gastric Carcinoma) No Definition 1 Right paracardial LNs, including those along the 1st branch of the ascending limb of the left gastric artery 2 Left paracardial LNs, including those along the oesophagocardiac branch of the left subphrenic artery 3a Lesser curvature LNs along the branches of the left gastric artery 3b Lesser curvature LNs along the 2nd branch and distal part of the right gastric artery 4sa Left greater curvature LNs along the short gastric arteries (perigastric area) 4sb Left greater curvature LNs along the left gastroepiploic artery (perigastric area) 4d Rt.
Caption: Figure 6: (a) After the Warshaw operation, spleen is supplied by short gastric arteries and left gastroepiploic artery and drained by short gastric veins and left gastroepiploic vein.