Anatomy of the splanchnic circulation

P. L. Kornblith, S. J. Boley, B. S. Whitehouse

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Abstract

The blood supply to the intestines is a complex one, including branches of the three main splanchnic arteries as well as a vast collateral circulation. The variant anatomy and collateral pathways are described, based on anatomic dissections and angiographic studies, to focus attention on anatomically based explanations for clinical entities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-30
Number of pages30
JournalSurgical Clinics of North America
Volume72
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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