superior mesenteric artery

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Related to superior mesenteric artery: hepatic artery, celiac trunk, abdominal aorta, splenic artery
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Noun1.superior mesenteric artery - originates from the upper part of the aorta that supplies the small intestines and the cecum and the colonsuperior mesenteric artery - originates from the upper part of the aorta that supplies the small intestines and the cecum and the colon
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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18) A >70% stenosis of the celiac or superior mesenteric artery (SMA) is associated with a greater risk of having chronic mesenteric ischemia.
The arterial supply for the jejunum and ileum originates from the superior mesenteric artery.
The celio-mesenteric trunk (CMT) is a rare vascular anomaly, characterized by the celiac artery branches and the superior mesenteric artery arising from a single trunk on the anterior wall of the abdominal aorta.
Renal arteries arises normally from lateral aspects of abdominal aorta at level of intervertebral disc between 1st and 2nd lumbar vertebrae's below the origin of superior mesenteric artery.
Through the right femoral artery approach, selective digital subtraction angiography (DSA) of the celiac artery and superior mesenteric artery was performed using a 4-Fr catheter (RH; Cordis Corporation, Miami Lakes, Florida, USA).
Renal arteries branch laterally from the aorta just below the origin of superior mesenteric artery.
No significant differences for the peak value and time to peak response were observed between the groups for blood flow to the superior mesenteric artery.
In the work-up, abdominal computedtomography with intravenous contrast was used and revealed compression of the left renal vein between the aorta and superior mesenteric artery (Figure ').
Following the detorsion of all the small intestinal segments, it was seen that the flow in the main branches of the superior mesenteric artery regained activity, but no significant change in coloring was achieved in the distal segments and the cecum.
On angiogram,'barber pole sign' may be seen due to spiralling of superior mesenteric artery.
Abdominal computerized tomography taken for her abdominal pain showed prominent calcifications in the superior mesenteric artery, splenic artery and renal arteries.
PPH early after the index operation may be arterial, usually from the uncinate process resection margin close to the superior mesenteric artery or venous from portal vein branches or from one of the 3 anastomoses.

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