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*  Nutcracker syndrome
This condition is not to be confused with superior mesenteric artery syndrome, which is the compression of the third portion of ... Compression of the left renal vein (marked by the arrow) between the superior mesenteric artery (above) and the aorta (below) ... The legs of this nutcracker, with some imagination, could represent the superior mesenteric artery and abdominal aorta in ... and superior mesenteric artery (SMA), although other variants exist. The name derives from the fact that, in the sagittal plane ...
*  Mesenteric ischemia
... a new blood clot forming in an artery, a blood clot forming in the superior mesenteric vein, and insufficient blood flow due to ... In non-occlusive mesenteric ischemia, where there is no blockage of the arteries supplying the bowel, the treatment is medical ... fibrillation who complains of abdominal pain is highly suspected of having embolization to the superior mesenteric artery until ... Acute mesenteric ischemia affects about five per hundred thousand people per year in the developed world. Chronic mesenteric ...
*  Superior mesenteric artery
... leading to superior mesenteric artery syndrome. Superior mesenteric artery Abdominal cavity.Superior mesenteric artery.Deep ... Located under this portion of the superior mesenteric artery, between it and the aorta, are the following: left renal vein - ... In human anatomy, the superior mesenteric artery (SMA) arises from the anterior surface of the abdominal aorta, just inferior ... This artery is completed by branches of the left colic which is a branch of the inferior mesenteric artery. Compared to other ...
*  Superior mesenteric artery syndrome
Aorto-mesenteric artery compression syndrome. Chirurg 2000;71:1345-51 Chark. "Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome". Everything2 ... Superior mesenteric artery (SMA) syndrome is a gastro-vascular disorder in which the third and final portion of the duodenum is ... Lee, T. H.; Lee, J. S.; Jo, Y.; Park, K. S.; Cheon, J. H.; Kim, Y. S. (2012). "Superior mesenteric artery syndrome: Where do we ... A 1-in-3 mortality rate for Superior Mesenteric Artery syndrome has been quoted by a small number of sources. However, after ...
*  Mesenteric arteries
Superior mesenteric artery Inferior mesenteric artery Gray, Henry (1918). "5a. 2. The Abdominal Aorta". Anatomy of the Human ... Both the superior and inferior mesenteric arteries arise from the abdominal aorta. Each of these arteries travel through the ... branches of these arteries join with the marginal artery of the colon, which means that occlusion of one of the main arteries ... The mesenteric arteries take blood from the aorta and distribute it to a large portion of the gastrointestinal tract. ...
*  Anorexia nervosa (differential diagnoses)
Kornmehl, P.; Weizman, Z.; Liss, Z.; Bar-Ziv, J.; Joseph, A. (1988). "Superior mesenteric artery syndrome presenting as an ... It was subsequently proven to be MNGIE superior mesenteric artery syndrome (SMA syndrome) "is a gastrointestinal disorder ... "Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome". Digestive Surgery. 26 (3): 213-214. doi:10.1159/000219330. PMID 19468230. ... by the compression of the third or transverse portion of the duodenum against the aorta by the superior mesenteric artery ...
*  Catabolysis
Anorexia nervosa Conatus , Wiktionary Metabolism Starvation Superior mesenteric artery syndrome Wasting. ...
*  Ileal arteries
They are branches of the superior mesenteric artery.. ... The ileal arteries feed oxygenated blood into the ileum, a ...
*  Colic flexures
... it receives dual blood supply from the terminal branches of the superior mesenteric artery and the inferior mesenteric artery, ... It receives blood supply from the superior mesenteric artery. The left colic flexure or splenic flexure (as it is close to the ...
*  Suspensory muscle of duodenum
... celiac artery) and superior mesenteric artery, passes behind the pancreas, and enters the upper part of the mesentery, ... and duodenojejunal flexure to connective tissue surrounding the superior mesenteric artery and coeliac artery. It is also known ... Superior mesenteric artery syndrome is a rare abnormality caused by a congenitally-short suspensory muscle. The duodenum and ... Superior mesenteric artery syndrome (SMA) is an extremely rare life-threatening condition that can either be congenital and ...
*  Inferior mesenteric artery
... and therefore the superior mesenteric artery. The SMA and IMA anastomose via the marginal artery of the colon (artery of ... Front of abdomen, showing surface markings for arteries and inguinal canal. Inferior mesenteric artery Lumbar and sacral plexus ... The inferior mesenteric artery and its branches. Abdominal portion of the sympathetic trunk, with the celiac plexus and ... In human anatomy, the inferior mesenteric artery, often abbreviated as IMA, is the third main branch of the abdominal aorta and ...
*  Small intestine
The jejunum and ileum receive blood from the superior mesenteric artery. Branches of the superior mesenteric artery form a ... Mesenteric ischemia Embolus or thrombus of the superior mesenteric artery or the superior mesenteric vein Arteriovenous ... via the superior pancreaticoduodenal artery and from the superior mesenteric artery via the inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery ... The small intestine receives a blood supply from the coeliac trunk and the superior mesenteric artery. These are both branches ...
*  Abdominal angina
Busquet J (1997). "Intravascular stenting in the superior mesenteric artery for chronic abdominal angina". Journal of ... "Transient relief of abdominal angina by Wallstent placement into an occluded superior mesenteric artery". The Journal of ... Abdominal pain Ischemic colitis Kapadia S, Parakh R, Grover T, Agarwal S (2005). "Side-to-side aorto-mesenteric anastomosis for ... a type of chest pain due to obstruction of the coronary artery), angina by itself can also mean "any spasmodic, choking, or ...
*  Inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery
The inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery is a branch of the superior mesenteric artery. As soon as it branches, it divides into ... The inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery branches from the superior mesenteric artery or from its first intestinal branch, ... They then join (anastomose) with the anterior and posterior branches of the superior pancreaticoduodenal artery. It distributes ...
*  Intestinal arteries
Superior mesenteric artery Intestinal arteries of the superior mesenteric artery.Plastination technique . This article ... The intestinal arteries arise from the convex side of the superior mesenteric artery. They are usually from twelve to fifteen ... The duodenum is primarily supplied by the inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery and superior pancreaticoduodenal artery. For ... The large intestine is primarily supplied by the right colic artery, middle colic artery, and left colic artery. They do not ...
*  Pancreas
The superior mesenteric artery passes down in front of the left half across the uncinate process; the superior mesenteric vein ... The pancreas receives blood from branches of both the coeliac artery and superior mesenteric artery. The splenic artery runs ... a small uncinate process which extends to the back of the superior mesenteric vein and ends at the superior mesenteric artery. ... The neck is about 2.5 cm (1 in) long and lies between the head and the body and in front of the superior mesenteric artery and ...
*  Sigmoid colon
Superior & Inferior Mesenteric Artery at The Anatomy Lesson by Wesley Norman (Georgetown University). ... The curving path it takes toward the anus allows it to store gas in the superior arched portion, enabling the colon to expel ... Lumbar splanchnic nerves provide sympathetic innervation via the inferior mesenteric ganglion. Behind the sigmoid colon are the ... The sigmoid colon begins at the superior aperture of the lesser pelvis, where it is continuous with the iliac colon, and passes ...
*  Ischemic colitis
The colon receives blood from both the superior and inferior mesenteric arteries. The blood supply from these two major ... The rectum receives blood from both the inferior mesenteric artery and the internal iliac artery; the rectum is rarely involved ... In a 1991 review concerning 2137 patients the accidental inferior mesenteric artery ligation was the most common cause (74%) of ... The complication can be prevented through careful selection of subjects that may require replanting inferior mesenteric artery ...
*  Midgut
Lymph from the midgut drains to prevertebral superior mesenteric nodes located at the origin of the superior mesenteric artery ... After it bends around the superior mesenteric artery, it is called the "midgut loop". It comprises the portion of the ... Arterial supply to the midgut is from the superior mesenteric artery, an unpaired branch of the aorta. Venous drainage is to ... Autonomic innervation of the midgut is from the superior mesenteric plexus. Malrotation of the midgut during development can ...
*  Vitelline arteries
They give rise to the celiac artery, superior mesenteric artery, and inferior mesenteric artery. "vitelline arteries ( ... The vitelline arteries are the arterial counterpart to the vitelline veins. Like the veins, they play an important role in the ...
*  Duodenum
... the arterial supply is from the superior mesenteric artery (SMA), and its branch the inferior pancreaticoduodenal artery ... The superior mesenteric artery and vein are anterior to the third part of duodenum. This part may be compressed between the ... The superior and inferior pancreaticoduodenal arteries (from the gastroduodenal artery and SMA respectively) form an ... either directly or indirectly through the splenic or superior mesenteric vein. The lymphatic vessels follow the arteries in a ...
*  Visceroptosis
... is a known risk factor for the development of Superior mesenteric artery syndrome. Visceroptosis is also known as ...
*  CMKLR1
"The adipokine chemerin amplifies electrical field-stimulated contraction in the isolated rat superior mesenteric artery". ...
*  Vasa recta (intestines)
The arcades are anastomoses of the jejunal and ileal arteries, branches of superior mesenteric artery. The vasa recta of the ... Intestinal arteries Loop of small intestine showing distribution of intestinal arteries. jejunumileum at The Anatomy Lesson by ... For the kidney structure, see straight arterioles of kidney Vasa recta are straight arteries coming off from arcades in the ...
*  Wasting
Anorexia Atrophy Cachexia Superior mesenteric artery syndrome Weight loss United Nations Children's Fund, World Health ... Infections and conditions associated with wasting include tuberculosis, chronic diarrhea, AIDS, and superior mesenteric artery ...
*  Submucous plexus
... the myenteric plexus which itself is derived from the plexuses of parasympathetic nerves around the superior mesenteric artery ...
*  Superior mesenteric vessels
The superior mesenteric vessels are composed of the superior mesenteric artery and the superior mesenteric vein. In human ... The superior mesenteric artery lies to the left of the similarly named vein, the superior mesenteric vein. The superior ... the superior mesenteric artery arises from the anterior surface of the abdominal aorta, just inferior to the origin of the ... At its termination behind the neck of the pancreas, the superior mesenteric vein combines with the splenic vein to form the ...