inferior mesenteric artery

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Noun1.inferior mesenteric artery - arises near the lower end of the aorta and supplies the large intestineinferior mesenteric artery - arises near the lower end of the aorta and supplies the large intestine
arteria mesenterica, mesenteric artery - one of two branches of the aorta that pass between the two layers of the mesentery to the intestines
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In this study, renal arteries can originate from the abdominal aorta, common iliac arteries and the inferior mesenteric artery (FigS.
Computed tomographic angiography revealed a saccular aneurysm at the paravisceral aortic region, a nearly occluded celiac artery, and superior mesenteric artery with a large patent inferior mesenteric artery (7.3 mm), which provided a large collateral in the retroperitoneal space for supplying visceral organs, as shown in Figure 1.
Abbreviations Ao: Abdominal aorta CTA: Computed tomography angiography IMA: Inferior mesenteric artery IVC: Inferior vena cava LRV: Left renal vein MRA: Magnetic resonance angiography NCP: Nutcracker phenomenon NCS: Nutcracker syndrome SMA: Superior mesenteric artery.
The decision whether the inferior mesenteric artery shall be cut off at the root is based on the stage of the tumor and the pathological type.
Gastroenterology consultants recommended mesenteric duplex imaging, which revealed a 60-99% stenosis of the inferior mesenteric artery and a patent superior mesenteric artery.
Patients with rich femoral or lumbar collaterals may tolerate IIA occlusion but this cannot be universally anticipated [12, 13], and unfortunately when EVAR is applied, stent-grafts cover lumbar and inferior mesenteric artery orifices.
There was one case of IMA (inferior mesenteric artery) pseudoaneurysm for which the cause could not be elucidated.
Rarely, accessory renal arteries arise from the superior mesenteric arteries,8 inferior mesenteric artery,2 coeliac and common iliac arteries.1 Thorough knowledge of variations in vascular pattern is important to avoid iatrogenic injuries during surgical procedures.9
There was a small injury to inferior mesenteric artery which was repaired with no post-operative consequences.
All of para-aortic lymphadenectomies were carried out to the level of the renal veins but in 6 cases where the dissection was performed to the inferior mesenteric artery. Hysterectomy was performed in 24 patients (47%).

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