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Type of Article : Orginal

Year: 2014 | Volume 2 | Issue 4 | Page No. 712-715

Date of Publication: 30-11-2014

DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2014.533


Chandragirish S 1, Nanjaiah C.M 2, Suhas Y Shirur 3, Shaik Hussain Saheb * 4.

1 Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Travancore Medical College, Kollam, Kerala, India.
2 Professor of Anatomy, JSS Medical College, Mysore, Karnataka, India.
3 Assistant Professor of Physiology, Travancore Medical College, Kollam, Kerala, India.
*4 Assistant Professor of Anatomy, JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, India.

Address: Shaik Hussain Saheb, Assistant Professor of Anatomy, JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, India. Mobile +91-9242056660. E-Mail: 


Background: Knowledge of the variations of renal vascular anatomy has importance in exploration and treatment of renal trauma, renal transplantation, renovascular hypertension, renal artery embolization, angioplasty. The anomalies of accessory renal artery may be important from the clinical point of view. The importance of being familiar with the renal artery and segmental artery variability, which has become indispensable to urological surgery, has increased as a result of the large number of renal transplants and vascular reconstructions.
Materials and Methods: 100 kidneys (Fifty pairs) intact with abdominal aorta were collected from department of Forensic department, JSS Medical College and Mysore Medical College. For study of segmental variation Corrosion cast technique method was used. The variations of posterior division were observed and recorded.
Results: Accessory renal arteries were found in two specimens originating directly from aorta out of 100 specimens, it is recorded as 2%.
Conclusion: In present study we observed 2% of cases as accessory renal artery. The recent days the increasing demand for kidney transplantation, grafts from living donor is major source for that, with this concept the knowledge of accessory renal artery very essential for kidney transplantation.
KEYWORDS: Accessory renal artery, Arterial graft, Kidney transplantation, Abdominal aorta.


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Chandragirish S, Nanjaiah C.M, Suhas Y Shirur, Shaik Hussain Saheb. STUDY ON ACCESSORY RENAL ARTERY. Int J Anat Res 2014;2(4):712-715. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2014.533




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