gastroepiploic artery

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gastroepiploic artery

[¦ga·strō¦ep·ə¦plȯik ′ärd·ə·rē]
(anatomy)
Either of two arteries arising from the gastroduodenal and splenic arteries respectively and forming an anastomosis along the greater curvature of the stomach.
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The splenic blood flow is preserved through the short gastric vessels and gastroepiploic vessels.
In this procedure, the splenic blood flow is preserved by short gastric vessels and left gastroepiploic vessels.
For stomach related procedures (subtotal / total gasterctomy), stomach was mobilized by incising gastrosplenic omentum and left gastroepiploic vessels were identified.

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