sacral artery


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sacral artery

The median sacral artery, which is the last unpaired branch of the aorta, or the lateral sacral artery, which is a branch of the internal iliac artery.
See also: artery
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The median sacral artery is detected at the midline or very close to the midline over the sacrum, so care must be taken during sacrocolpopexy procedure and paracoccygeal procedures.
Caption: FIGURE 2: Coronal CT scan with IV contrast showing the median sacral artery (red arrow) giving right and left renal arteries.
Taking in account the need to understand its biological functions, this work aimed at obtaining data to contribute to a better understanding of its anatomy and the iliac and sacral artery sistematization.