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Segment VII Artery
Cardiovascular System

Segment VII Artery

Arteria segmentum VII

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Quick Facts

Origin: Posterior segmental artery of liver.

Course: Passes superiorly.

Branches: None.

Supplied Structures: Liver Segment VII.

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The segment VII artery arises from the posterior segmental artery of liver.


The segment VII artery usually emerges as a tangle of small branches that pass superiorly.


There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The segment VII artery supplies segment VII of the liver.

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When the artery is occluded blood is forced through the collateral vessels, drastically increasing fluid shear stress and triggering an inflammatory response which drives vessel remodeling.

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