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Blood supply of the abdomen revisited, with emphasis on the superficial inferior epigastric artery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6238337     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The key to understanding the blood supply of the anterior hemiabdomen is knowledge of the central superficial inferior epigastric artery system and the peripheral contribution of the epigastric, deep and superficial circumflex, and iliac arteries and external oblique perforators. These systems all feed into the subdermal plexus of the anterior abdominal wall. Angiographic confirmation of multiple communications between the superficial inferior epigastric artery and other major sources of abdominal wall blood supply has been obtained. Experience using the superficial inferior epigastric artery flap as a pedicled and microsurgical transfer has been described.
T R Hester; F Nahai; P E Beegle; J Bostwick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plastic and reconstructive surgery     Volume:  74     ISSN:  0032-1052     ISO Abbreviation:  Plast. Reconstr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1984 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-11-27     Completed Date:  1984-11-27     Revised Date:  2014-10-13    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1306050     Medline TA:  Plast Reconstr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  657-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abdomen / blood supply*
Abdominal Muscles / blood supply*
Coloring Agents / diagnostic use
Femoral Artery / anatomy & histology
Groin / blood supply
Iliac Artery / anatomy & histology
Surgery, Plastic / methods
Surgical Flaps*
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0/Coloring Agents

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