Right colonic arterial anatomy. Implications for laparoscopic surgery.

  title={Right colonic arterial anatomy. Implications for laparoscopic surgery.},
  author={Amador Garc{\'i}a-Ruiz and Jeffrey W. Milsom and Kirk A. Ludwig and Pierenrico Marchesa},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  volume={39 8},
PURPOSE Hemorrhagic complications can be a major cause of conversion and/or morbidity during laparoscopic intestinal surgery. The limited exposure currently provided in laparoscopic intestinal resection demands a precise knowledge of mesenteric vascular anatomy to avoid such complications and to expedite the procedure. Most surgical texts depict a "normal pattern" of arterial supply to the right colon consisting of three arterial branches (ileocolic artery, right colic artery, and middle colic… CONTINUE READING
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