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Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy

, Volume 39, Issue 4, pp 433–440 | Cite as

Vascular anatomy of the stomach related to resection procedures strategy

  • V. PrudiusEmail author
  • V. Procházka
  • Z. Pavlovský
  • D. Prudius
  • Z. Kala
Original Article

Abstract

This study is focused on the vascular anatomy of the stomach in relation to the gastric pull-up construction. The vascular anatomy was studied on forty-one human specimens. We find out the differences in blood supplement between anterior and posterior wall. It was maked an review of the main trunk arteries of the stomach. To display the vessels of the stomach we used diaphanoscopy, digital shooting in special mode and micro preparation of the vessels. We find out that left gastric artery gives more branches to the posterior wall and right gastroepiploic artery (RGEA) gives more branches to the anterior wall. But brunches of RGEA are longer on the posterior wall than on the anterior. Also we are offering the new classification of the RGEA related to gastric pull-up construction. This classification based not only on the anatomical shapes of RGEA but on the properties of the flow dynamics through the artery.

Keywords

Stomach Esophagoplasty Gastro-epiploic artery Left gastric artery 

Abbreviations

CMOS*

Complementary Metal–Oxide–Semiconductor čip (technology is used in several analog circuits such as image sensors, also used in photography)

ISO**

Sensitivity of the image sensor

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Prudius
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. Procházka
    • 2
  • Z. Pavlovský
    • 3
  • D. Prudius
    • 4
  • Z. Kala
    • 2
  1. 1.1st Surgical Department St. Anne´s University HospitalBrnoCzech Republic
  2. 2.Surgical DepartmentThe University Hospital BrnoBrnoCzech Republic
  3. 3.Institute of PathologyThe University Hospital BrnoBrnoCzech Republic
  4. 4.Clinical Department of Internal MedicineGeriatrics and General MedicineBrnoCzech Republic

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