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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Validation of US as a first-line diagnostic test for assessment of pediatric ileocolic intussusception.
Updating predictors of endoscopic recurrence after ileocolic resection for Crohn's disease.
When a palpable mass was found on physical examination, urgent abdominal ultrasonography was performed to elucidate the etiology and ileocolic invagination was detected.
Sheath dehiscence occurred in 2 cases and an anastomotic leak after right hemicolectomy and ileocolic anastomosis in 1 case.
The segment of intestine involved in all cases was ileocolic.
Ileocolic resections with primary anastomosis or bowel exteriorisation can be implemented depending on the viability of the caecum and haemodynamic status of the patient.
One litre of sero-peritoneal fluid was washed out and a right hemicolectomy with ileocolic anastomosis was performed.
Six patients having ileoceacal mass had to undergo limited colectomy with primary end to end ileocolic anastomosis (Fig.
Two patients (both on placebos) had painful injections during the double-blind phase, one had ileocolic symptoms leading to the diagnosis of Crohn's disease, and one had a case of transient hepatic cytolysis.
1983), while observing by arteriography the anatomy of the abdominal viscera and the lombar region in caprines, carnivores, swine and rabbits, report that the cranial mesenteric artery, in these species, is originated from the following branches: middle colic artery, the most developed branch, which anastomoses with the left gastroepiploic artery; ileocolic artery, where, in goats and rabbits, it is the first released branch; cranial duodenal pancreatic artery; and several jejunal arteries anastomose themselves, originating arches.