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Ureteric Branches of Inferior Vesical Artery
Cardiovascular System

Ureteric Branches of Inferior Vesical Artery

Rami ureterici arteriae vesicalis inferioris

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Quick Facts

Origin: Inferior vesical artery.

Course: Medially towards the ureter.

Branches: None.

Supplied Structures: Ureter and trigone of bladder.

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Origin

Ureteric branches arise from the inferior vesical artery.

Course

The ureteric branches of the inferior vesical artery approach the ureter on its lateral aspect.

Branches

There are no named branches.

Supplied Structures

The ureteric branches of the inferior vesical artery supply the inferior part of the pelvic portion of the ureter, as well as the trigone of the bladder (Standring, 2016).

References

Standring, S. (2016) Gray's Anatomy: The Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice. Gray's Anatomy Series 41st edn.: Elsevier Limited.

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