Randall R. De Martino R. R. De Martino, MD, MS (*) . marginal artery of Drummond is formed by the arterial network from the ileocolic to the superior rectal. Griffiths’ point is defined as the site of (a) communication of the ascending left colic artery with the marginal artery of Drummond, and (b) anastomotic bridging. English Translation, Synonyms, Definitions and Usage Examples of Spanish Word ‘arteria marginal del colon’.

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Celiac Left gastric Esophageal branches. Human embryo of six weeks. Lumbar branch Iliac branch. Colonic blood supply Marginal artery is 9.

Inferior mesenteric artery

Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for arteries and inguinal canal. Testicular artery Ovarian artery.

You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys. The drummodn branches of SMA ileocolic, right colic, middle colic and inferior mesenteric artery left colic, sigmoid which supply the colon are linked together by a continuous arterial circle or arcade along the mesenteric border, known as the marginal artery of Drummond.

Arteries of the abdomen.

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Arteries of the abdomen and pelvis. Superior vesical artery Umbilical artery Medial arterka ligament to ductus deferens. It emerges anterior to the uncinate process of the pancreas and crosses anterior to the third part of the duodenum.


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Inferior epigastric Corona mortis Deep circumflex iliac Femoral see arteries of lower limbs. From this marginal artery, straight vessels also known as vasa recta pass to the colon.

The arteries on the right side left side of image arise from the superior mesenteric artery SMA. Celiac Left gastric Esophageal branches. This arcade is considered a normal structure, although may be absent in some people. It is upon this critical point at the splenic flexure that collateral circulation between the superior mesenteric artery and the marginal artery branch of the inferior mesenteric artery supplying the descending colon is dependent.

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Marginal artery of the colon

Along with branches of the internal iliac arteriesalso known as Cherbanyk’s arteries, it is usually sufficiently large to supply the oxygenated blood to the large intestine covered by the inferior mesenteric artery and is a reason that in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair the inferior mesenteric artery does not have to be re-implanted re-attached into the repaired abdominal aorta.

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This critical point is of significance in occlusive vascular impairment of the left colon, both in spontaneous instances and following surgical ligation of the inferior mesenteric artery, and in “nonocclusive” ischemic colitis. The Arc of Riolan Riolan’s arcade, Arch of Riolan, Haller’s anastomosisalso known as the meandering mesenteric arteryis another vascular arcade present in the colonic mesentery that connect the proximal middle colic artery with a branch of the left colic artery.


Complete arteriographic evaluation is necessary in ischemia of the colon. In human anatomythe inferior mesenteric arteryoften abbreviated as IMAis the third main branch of the abdominal aorta and arises at the level of L3supplying the large intestine from the left colic or splenic flexure to the upper part of the rectumwhich includes the descending colonthe sigmoid colonand part of the rectum.

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Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Single vessel arising anteriorly from the abdominal aorta at the level of L1, usually just below the celiac trunk. Some anatomists believe the ileocolic artery is the terminal d of the SMA and that what many consider the terminal SMA is the last of the ileal branches. Testicular artery Ovarian artery. Inferior pancreaticoduodenal Intestinal jejunal ileal arcades vasa recta Ileocolic colic anterior cecal posterior cecal ileal branch appendicular Right colic Middle colic Marginal.

Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Inferior epigastric Corona mortis Deep circumflex iliac Femoral see arteries of lower limbs. A horseshoe kidneya common 1 in anomaly of the kidneys, will be positioned below the IMA. This artery is almost always present and its absence should be considered a variant.