Superior mesenteric artery branches

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  • Created on: 10-05-18 13:08
What are the 5 branches of the SMA?
L1. 1. Inferior pancreatoduodenal, 2. intestinal branches to ileum and jejunum, 3. ileocolic, 4. right colic, 5. middle colic
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Where does the appendicular artery branch from?
Ileocolic artery
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What is nutcracker syndrome?
When the left renal vein is compressed between the abdominal aorta and the SMA, by the SMA. Leads to haematuria, loin pain, varicocele
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What is the mortality rate of vascular occlusion of the SMA?
80% mortality rate
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What are the relations of the superior mesenteric artery?
Branches of at L1, from anterior abdominal aorta, travels anteriorly to the aorta. Between these two structures are the uncinate process of the pancreas, 3rd part duodenum, and left renal vein
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Where does the appendicular artery branch from?

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Ileocolic artery

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What is the mortality rate of vascular occlusion of the SMA?

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