short gastric artery


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Related to short gastric artery: posterior gastric artery, supraduodenal 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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Open surgery using an anterior approach, a short gastric artery, and left gastro-epiploic artery attachment increase the risk of splenic infarction.
However spleen has rich collateral and short gastric artery feeding; it is reported that this may develop splenic infarct and postembolization syndrome [5, 9,10].
PV, portal vein; SMV, superior mesenteric vein; CV, coronary vein; IMV, inferior mesenteric vein; SA, splenic artery; SV, splenic vein; LGEA, left gastroepiploic artery; LGEV, left gastroepiploic vein; SGA, short gastric artery; SGV, short gastric vein; GVB, gastric variceal bleeding.