Superior vesical artery
|Artery: Superior vesical artery|
|The arteries of the pelvis. (Superior vesical artery faintly labeled near center.)|
|Latin||arteriae vesicales superiores|
|Gray's||subject #155 615|
|Supplies||Urinary bladder, ureter|
|Source||umbilical artery, or anterior trunk of internal iliac artery|
|Vein||Vesical venous plexus|
The superior vesical artery supplies numerous branches to the upper part of the bladder.
Other branches supply the ureter.
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Arteries of torso - abdomen
(superior vesical, to ductus deferens) – inferior vesical – middle rectal – uterine (azygos of the vagina) – vaginal – obturator (anterior branch, posterior branch) – internal pudendal (inferior rectal, perineal, artery of the urethral bulb, urethral, deep artery of the penis, dorsal artery of the penis) – inferior gluteal (accompanying of ischiadic nerve, crucial anastomosis)
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