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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System: Incidence and Sex Distribution of Posterior Gastric Artery, Superior Polar Artery, and Gastrosplenic Artery.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus II: Cardiovascular System

Incidence and Sex Distribution of Posterior Gastric Artery, Superior Polar Artery, and Gastrosplenic Artery.

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


Image of incidence and sex distribution of posterior gastric artery, superior polar artery, and gastrosplenic artery

Posterior Gastric Artery - PGA; Superior Polar Artery - SPA; Gastrosplenic Artery - GSA. N = 136 (60 m,66f); no cranial branch 30 cases (13m, 17f) = 23.8%. a) PGA (no splenic supply) 35 cases (15m, 20f) =27.7%. b) SPA (no stomach supply) 4 cases (2m, 2f) = 3.27 %. c) GSA (supply of stomach and spleen) 53 cases (30m, 27f) =45.2 %.1. gastric branch > splenic branch ("PGA + splenic branch") 13 cases (6m, 7f) = 10.3 %.2. gastric branch splenic branch 8 cases (5m, 3f) = 6.3%.3. gastric branch splenic branch ("SPA + gastric branch") 36 cases (19m, 17f) = 28.6.

redrawn from Trubel, Turkof, Rokitansky and Firbas.

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