right gastric artery

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right gas·tric ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, hepatic; distribution, pyloric portion of stomach on the lesser curvature; anastomoses, left gastric.

right gas·tric ar·te·ry

(rīt gas'trik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, hepatic; distribution, pyloric portion of stomach on the lesser curvature; anastomoses, left gastric.

right gastric artery

A branch of the common hepatic artery that runs along the lesser curvature of the stomach, beginning in the pyloric region, and that meets and anastomoses with the left gastric artery.
See also: artery
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Right gastric artery arising from hepatic artery proper in 55 (78.
8%) cases and replaced right gastric artery originated in 8 (11.
common hepatic artery giving rise to gastrodoudenal artery and then dividing into right hepatic artery and left hepatic artery, with right gastric artery and cystic artery arising from hepatic artery proper and right hepatic artery respectively, considered as type 1 in both Michels2 and Hiatts4 classification.
2), which is free from collateral branches (first type), there is a characterised distribution by a right branch that is the gastroduodenal artery, and a left branch from where some trunks originate which irrigate in an extremely variable way the six lobes of the liver, the gall bladder (cystic artery) and the stomach, where it then branches off in the right gastric artery.
The distal artery is the left branch itself supplies the left lateral anastomosing in the right gastric artery.