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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Retrieved from ” https: The territory of distribution of the IMA is more or less equivalent to the embryonic hindgut.

Marginal artery of the colon – Wikipedia

About Blog Go ad-free. Inferior mesenteric artery labeled at center. Testicular artery Ovarian artery. Wikipedia articles with TA98 identifiers. Proper hepatic cystic Right gastric Gastroduodenal right gastroepiploic superior pancreaticoduodenal supraduodenal.

Individuals with absence of dependable anastomoses at Griffiths’ point at the splenic flexure may be particularly vulnerable to margginal perfusion states and develop the syndrome of ischemic colitis.

Proximally, its territory of distribution overlaps forms a watershed with the middle colic arteryand therefore the superior mesenteric artery. Inferior epigastric Corona mortis Deep circumflex iliac Femoral see arteries of lower limbs. Arteries of the abdomen and pelvis. Arteriia Radiopaedia articles Anatomy: Arcuate Vaginal branches Ovarian branches Tubal branches Spiral.

Arteria sinuosa del colon: su importancia en la circulacion colateral intestinal.

Celiac Left gastric Esophageal branches. 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.


Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: All these arterial branches further divide into arcades which then supply the colon at regular intervals. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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 SMA terminates at the ileum where it anastomoses with the ileal branch of the ileocolic artery.

Inferior mesenteric artery

Umbilical artery Medial umbilical ligament to ductus deferens. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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.

It is sometimes absent, as an anatomical variant. Lumbar branch Iliac branch.

The terminal 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 artegia the mesenteric border, known as the marginal artery of Drummond. Anatomical terminology [ edit on Wikidata ]. Posterior abdominal wall, after removal of the peritoneum, showing kidneys, suprarenal capsules, and great vessels.


Courses anteroinferiorly, behind the neck of the pancreas and ed veincrossing anterior to marginwl left renal vein. Inferior mesenteric artery labeled at bottom right. A horseshoe kidneya common 1 in anomaly of the kidneys, will be positioned below the IMA. Marginal artery of the colon Frontal view of the abdominal aorta and the territory supplied by the inferior mesenteric artery. Superior vesical artery Umbilical artery Medial umbilical ligament to ductus deferens.

In human anatomythe inferior mesenteric arteryoften abbreviated as IMAis the third main branch of the abdominal aorta and arises at the level of L3drujmond 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.

In the setting of chronic ischemic colitisboth the marginal artery and the meandering mesenteric artery may be enlarged significantly, and may provide significant blood flow to the ischemic colonic segment. Margnal Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Edit article Share article View revision history. Arcuate Vaginal branches Ovarian branches Tubal branches Spiral.