Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 8; Issue 3.1 (July 2020)

Page No.: 7617-7620

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2020.174


Bali Sharma 1, Neha Saini *2, Dhiraj Saxena 3.

1 Assistant professor, Department of Anatomy, SMBT Medical college, Nashik, Maharashtra.

*2 Research scholar, Department of Anatomy, S.MS. Medical College Jaipur, Rajasthan.

3 Professor, Department of Anatomy, S.M.S .Medical college Jaipur, Rajasthan.

Corresponding Author: Dr.Neha Saini, Research Scholar, Department of Anatomy, S.M.S. Medical College Jaipur, Rajasthan. E-Mail: neha.saini941@gmail.com


The aim of this study was to notice and describe the subsistence and occurrence of anatomical variations of the inferior mesenteric artery by Using imaging technique.

Materials and Methods: 100 patients visited in the radiology department of S.M.S. Medical College Jaipur. To cover the whole abdominal arteria maxima in each patient, spiral CT angiography scan was made and thin slices (0.6 mm) axial images was obtained, Both sagittal and coronal images was reconstructed.

Results: We found that 83% of patients presented a classic anatomy of the inferior mesenteric artery. Using this imaging technique; we found the existence of variations of these abdominal blood vessels in 17% of patients.

Conclusion: The arterial variations should not be ignored and with an accurate knowledge on the anatomical variations, many operative and post operative complications can be avoided. The knowledge of the inferior mesenteric variations would enable the radiologists in protecting the impor­tant vessels prior to transcatheter therapies, and also in preventing inadvertent injuries.

Key words: Vessels, Inferior Mesenteric Artery, Angiography, Variations.


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Cite this article: Bali Sharma, Neha Saini, Dhiraj Saxena. ANOMALOUS BRANCHING PATTERN OF ARTERY OF HIND GUT-CT ANGIOGRAPHY BASED STUDY. Int J Anat Res 2020;8(3.1):7617-7620. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2020.174