inferior rectal artery

(redirected from Haemorrhoidal artery)

in·fe·ri·or rec·tal ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, internal pudendal; distribution, anal canal, muscles and skin of the anal region, and skin of the buttock; anastomoses, middle rectal, perineal, and gluteal.

in·fe·ri·or rec·tal ar·te·ry

(in-fēr'ē-ŏr rek'tăl ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, internal pudendal; distribution, anal canal, muscles and skin of the anal region, and skin of the buttocks; anastomoses, middle rectal, perineal, and gluteal.
Synonym(s): arteria rectalis inferior, inferior hemorrhoidal artery.

inferior rectal artery

A branch of the pudendal artery; its two or three branches supply blood to the anus.
See also: artery
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This allows communication of the IMA through the superior haemorrhoidal artery, to the branches of internal iliac arteries including the middle and inferior haemorrhoidal arteries.
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5) In this method we excise a circumferential portion of lower rectal and upper anal canal mucosa and sub mucosa as circular strip and staple off the end branches of superior haemorrhoidal artery and performs an anastomosis with a circular stapling device.