Dissection of jejunum, ileum and colon

Arteries, veins and nerves of right colic flexure and transverse colon

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Image #143-6
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Dissection of jejunum, ileum and colon
Arteries, veins and nerves of right colic flexure and transverse colon
The view is a close-up of the upper portion of the specimen shown in the preceding photograph (143-5).
1 . Arterial arch
2 . Right colic flexure (elevated and straightened)
3 . Middle colic vein (right branch)
4 . Filament of superior mesenteric plexus
5 . Right colic vein (tributary to pancreaticoduodenal vein)
6 . Middle colic artery (right branch, replacing right colic artery)
7 . Ascending colon
8 . Straight arteries
9 . Transverse colon
10 . Superior mesenteric plexus
11 . Marginal artery
12 . Tail of pancreas (covered by fascia)
13 . Middle colic artery (left branch)
14 . Jejunum
15 . Upper pointer: Middle colic artery Lower pointer: Superior mesenteric vein
16 . Superior mesenteric artery
17 . Superior mesenteric plexus
18 . Jejunal vein
19 . Ileocolic artery and vein