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Hepatic Portal System
...  the abdominal cavity. The hepatic portal vein is one of the largest veins in the area and it carries blood to liver from the spleen and the gastrointestinal tract. The hepatic vein begins where the Splenic veins and the superior mesenteric meet. The hepatic vein also drains blood coming from the cystic veins as well as the inferior mesenteric gastric veins. The hepatic vein is one of the most  ...

Branches Of The Aorta Abdominal Region
...  arteries. Composing the first branch of the aorta abdominal region are the inferior phrenic arteries, then the celiac trunk. The celiac trunk is solitary and is composed of three arteries namely: Splenic artery, left gastric artery and the common hepatic artery. The Splenic artery provides blood supply to the spleen by splitting off. The left gastric artery bring blood to the stomach, and  ...

Small Intestine
...  intestine is provided by the celiac trunk and the inferior mesenteric artery, helped along by a direct route from the superior mesenteric artery. Venous drainage that leads to the meeting with the Splenic vein is performed by the superior mesenteric vein, creating the hepatic portal vein. The hepatic portal vein connects to the liver, bringing the nutrient-laden blood supply which can be used  ...

Pancreas
...  plexus. The glandular functional segment of the pancreas gets the parasympathetic innervation while the blood vessels receive the sympathetic innervation. The pancreas get blood supply from the Splenic artery, a branch of the celiac artery. The pancreatoduodenal artery (from the superior mesenteric artery) also provides blood flow to the pancreas. Venous drainage happens from the Splenic  ...


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