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Type of Article : Original Research

Year: 2015 | Volume 3 | Issue 2 | Page No. 1149-1151

Date of Publication: 30-06-2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijar.2015.183


STUDY ON THE MORPHOLOGIC VARIATIONS IN COLIC BRANCHES OF SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY

Nirmaladevi M * 1, Sudha Seshayyan 2.

*1Associate Professor, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
2 Director, Institute of Anatomy, Madras Medical College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

Address: Dr. Nirmaladevi M, Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Peelamedu, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu 641 004 Ph: 09865621490, Fax: 0422 2594400.
E-Mail: nimmi1971@yahoo.com, drnirmaladevianatomy@gmail.com

Abstract

Superior mesenteric artery arises from the abdominal aorta and supplies the derivatives of Midgut. Knowledge of the normal and anomalous arterial supply is important in modern abdominal surgical techniques like liver transplants, laparoscopic surgery, splenectomies, intestine transfers, penetration injuries of abdomen, resections of the small and large intestines, in radiological diagnosis and radiological abdominal interventions. A total number of 50 superior mesenteric arteries were studied in the different age group and sex by Dissection, Angiogram pictures and Surgeries. The colic branches were studied for variations in origin, course and pattern of supply.
KEY WORDS: Superior mesenteric artery, midgut, anomalous, splenectomise, laparoscopic.

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Nirmaladevi M, Sudha Seshayyan. STUDY ON THE MORPHOLOGIC VARIATIONS IN COLIC BRANCHES OF SUPERIOR MESENTERIC ARTERY. Int J Anat Res 2015;3(2):1149-1151. DOI: 10.16965/ijar.2015.183

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