rectal artery

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Synonyms for rectal artery

one of the arteries supplying the rectal area

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Its branches include the left colic artery, several sigmoidal arteries and the superior rectal artery.
Yet, the caudal mesenteric artery, after arising from the abdominal aorta ventral face, immediately cranial to the external iliac arteries emission, divides into two branches, cranial rectal artery that sends branches to the large intestine terminal portion, and the right colic artery, which in its cranial path through the descending colon wall anastomises with the descending branch of the middle colic artery (Fig.
A retrospective review of 22 patients who had superselective transcatheter microcoil embolization (STME) for a lower GI hemorrhage showed that 11 underwent embolizations in branches of the superior mesenteric artery, 9 had embolizations in branches of the inferior mesenteric artery, and 2 received catheterization through the internal iliac artery with embolization of the middle rectal artery.
Except for tumor infiltration one side of the pelvic vegetative nerve was maintained and ligations were conducted at the superior rectal artery root.