left gastric artery


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left gas·tric ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, celiac; distribution, cardia of stomach at lesser curvature, abdominal part of the esophagus, and, frequently, a portion of the left lobe of the liver via an aberrant left hepatic branch; anastomoses, esophageal, right gastric.

left gas·tric ar·te·ry

(left gas'trik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, celiac; distribution, cardia of stomach at lesser curvature, abdominal part of the esophagus, and frequently a portion of the left lobe of the liver through an aberrant left hepatic branch; anastomoses, esophageal, right gastric.

left gastric artery

A branch of the celiac artery that runs along the lesser curvature of the stomach, to which it supplies blood; its esophageal branches supply blood to the esophagus below the diaphragm.
See: circulation (Circulation of blood through heart and major vessels) for illus.
See also: artery
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Shows the Patterns of Branching of Coeliac Trunk in Cadavers during Dissection in Anatomy Training Patterns of Arteries Branching N = 50 (%) Hepatolienogastric trunk Normal 39 78% Left inferior phrenic artery arising from Variant 8 16% the coeliac trunk Right inferior phrenic artery arising -- 0 0% from the coeliac trunk Both the right and the left inferior Variant 2 4% phrenic arteries arising from the coeliac trunk Common coeliac mesenteric trunk Anomaly 1 2% Left gastric artery arising from the Variant 1 2% abdominal aorta Common hepatic artery bifurcating into the Variant 1 2% hepatic proper and the gastroduodenal artery
Left gastric artery embolisation is considered a one-day procedure - a far simpler undertaking than most bariatric surgery.
2) Involvement of the left gastric artery is very unusual, with only 5 cases published in the literature.
Left gastric artery pseudoaneurysm is a rare but serious complication of pancreatitis.
It was seen to arise directly from the celiac trunk in two cases and there was one case arising from the left gastric artery and another from the right renal artery.
25%), a hepatosplenic trunk and the left gastric artery independently originating at the aorta (Fig.
The most frequent type of celiac trunk is that originating the left gastric artery as a collateral branch before the bifurcation into hepatic and splenic artery (Eaton; Pignataro; Latarjet & Ruiz Liard).
In our observation we found both left and right inferior phrenic arteries, left gastric artery and splenic artery arising from a single trunk and named that as gastro-splenico-phrenic trunk (GST).
The usual branches the left gastric artery, the common hepatic artery and the splenic artery had the normal course.
The blood supply to that portion of the stomach is from a large submucosal artery arising directly from the left gastric artery.
In the same way, the independent left hepatic artery, that would be born of the left gastric artery irrigating the whole left lobe, was not verified in any of our livers, such as it was described by Filipponi et al.