ileocolic artery

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ileocolic artery

[¦il·ē·ō′käl·ik ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
A branch of the superior mesenteric artery that supplies blood to the terminal part of the ileum and the beginning of the colon.
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Ileocolic intussusception due to intestinal metastatic melanoma.
The findings suggest NOD2 mutations do not affect the incidence of recurrent Crohn's disease after ileocolic resection, said Dr.
Exceptions are when acute mesenteric ischemia is being considered or during isolated right colon ischemia, which may occur from an occlusion of the ileocolic branch of the SMA.
Is there any difference in recurrence rates in laparoscopic ileocolic resection for Crohn's disease compared with conventional surgery?
An ileocolic resection was therefore performed with creation of a standard functional end-to-end ileocolic anastomosis using gastrointestinal staplers.
A transbronchial biopsy specimen was obtained from 1 patient with chest CT findings, in addition to gastric and ileocolic biopsy specimens.
The patient underwent right hemicolectomy with an end-to-end ileocolic anastomosis.
The 2 injured portions of the small bowel were resected and reanastomosed and an extended right hemicolectomy was performed with an ileocolic anastomosis.