right gastroepiploic artery


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right gas·tro·o·men·tal ar·ter·y

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origin, gastroduodenal; distribution, greater curvature and walls of stomach and greater omentum; anastomoses, frequently unites with left gastroepiploic, and branches from this arch anastomose with branches of right and left gastric.

right gastroepiploic artery

A terminal branch of the gastroduodenal artery; it runs up along the greater curvature of the stomach from the pyloric region.
See also: artery
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pseudoaneurysm of aberrant right gastroepiploic artery mimicking pseudocyst of pancreas--a rare case report.
A schematic drawing showing the different origin of the right gastroepiploic artery. Also the attachments of the right (Rc) and left crus (Lc) to L1 and L2 lumbar vertebra levels.
Under local anesthesia (Lidocaine 2%) and using the Seldinger technique, a selective celiac axis catheterization (Cobra Glidecath, 5F, 65-cm-long) with a guidewire (Radifocus guidewire, 0.035", 150-cm-long) confirmed the large right gastroepiploic artery pseudoaneurysm (Figure 2).