rectal artery

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Noun1.rectal artery - one of the arteries supplying the rectal area
arteria, arterial blood vessel, artery - a blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the body
rectum - the terminal section of the alimentary canal; from the sigmoid flexure to the anus
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Middle rectal artery could be seen at the lateral rectal wall by the way the pelvic splanchnic nerves and the fibers of the inferior hypogastric plexus, which lies under the middle rectal artery, could be preserved.
Following conventional angiography, active bleeding arteries were detected as right colic artery (n=8), jejunal artery (n=6), ileocolic artery (n=4), superior rectal artery (n=4), middle colic artery (n=3), sigmoidal artery (n=3), left colic artery (n=2), ileal artery (n=2), ileal and ileocolic artery (n=1), and left colic and sigmoidal artery (n=1).
Holms said that it is to save ileocolic vessels, to save inferior mesenteric artery and superior rectal artery, to protect autonomic nerves, remove omentum, if the dissection is close to rectal wall or TME.
The superior rectal artery and its branching pattern with regard to its clinical influence on ligation techniques for internal hemorrhoids.