posterior renal segment

posterior renal segment

[TA]
part of the kidney exclusively supplied by the posterior segmental (renal) artery.
Synonym(s): segmentum renale posterius [TA]
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The avascular line is identified by temporarily clamping the posterior segmental artery and injecting 20 mL of methylene blue intravenously, which results in the blanching of the posterior renal segment while the anterior portion turns blue.

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