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HINDGUT VENOUS DRAINAGE-INFERIOR MESENTERIC VEIN

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HINDGUT VENOUS DRAINAGE-INFERIOR MESENTERIC VEIN

1. Superior rectal vein runs up the left of the superior rectal artery and across the pelvic brim changes its name to IMV.
2. Runs upwards to the left of the IMA, beneath the peritoneal floor of the infracolic compartment.
3. Runs in the floor of the infracolic compartment.
4. Passes behind the body of pancreas, in front of left renal vein to join the splenic vein.
5. Receives tributaries identical to branches of the IMA.


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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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